Both the BCHS boys and girls golf teams advanced into state competition Tuesday after the region tournament in Black Creek. Visiting Region 3-A opponents included Calvary Day and Claxton. The top two finishing teams in the tournament qualified to continue on to state competition.
Calvary Day School’s Lady Cavaliers finished in the top spot with a total combined score of 187. Bryan County took second with a total combined score of 232 and Claxton High finished in the last place with a total of 276. Bryan County was represented by team members Jessica Waters, who was BCHS’s top scorer finishing 18 holes with a 112; Meredith Shuman was in Bryan County’s second position with 120; Lindsay Seger, who followed close behind with a 121, Franny Carter; Ciara Shuman and Brittney Friedberg.
Calvary’s Danielle Defoe was the overall winning player of the tournament shooting the best round with a 92 and she was followed close behind by teammate Mary Anne Keith with a 95. The second place win allowed Bryan County to continue on to state level in the state tournament to be held in Columbus, Georgia on May 7 at the Bull Creek Golf Course.
The boys had their region tournament Thursday at Black Creek against Calvary, Claxton, Jenkins, and Savannah Country Day. They finished third with a score of 406, behind Calvary (305) and SCD (319). The Redskins made the cut as the top three teams head to state in Columbus on May 7.
Redskin Chris Roberts led the pack with a score of 73. Right behind him were Josh Norton (104), Julian Hines (104), George Deleanides (115) and Drew Deleanides (119).