Weatherford Democrat

April 22, 2014

AHS golfers head to State Tournament


Weatherford Democrat

Staff Report

The Aledo varsity girls golf team won the Class 4A Region I Golf Tournament in Abilene last week. The team of Cheyenne Knight, Taylor Brookshire, Savannah Moody, Quincy Ballard, and Taryn Pittman beat runner-up Byron Nelson by 48 strokes.

Knight won the Region I individual title, shooting rounds of 75 and 70 in the 2-day tourney. Brookshire was the individual runner-up, with 78 and 71 score. 

The team advances to the State Tournament in Austin, which will be played at the University of Texas Golf Club on April 28-29.

The Varsity II team of Mary Katherine Ingram, Elizabeth Boll, Emily Barkell, Maddie Clemens, and Sarah Price placed a strong seventh out of a 16-team field.

Earlier in the week, the Varsity Boys golf team of Logan Lambert, Dalton Trimmer, Steven Shurtz, Matt James, and Clayton Rinehart placed fourth in their regional tournament, missing state qualification by two shots. 

Lambert and Trimmer tied for the third qualifying spot. Lambert earned the state tourney berth by making par on the second playoff hole. He will join the girls at the UT venue for the Class 4A state tourney.