Local golfers tagged as medalists
Two local golfers snagged top honors on the links in separate outings.
Vardaman’s Brandon Walker earned the medalist honor March 20 at the Pontotoc Country Club. Calhoun City won the match, but Walker shot a 37 for the low score. Cody McMahan, also playing from Vardaman, shot a 61.
Houston’s Tanner Bullock was the medalist in the Hilltopper’s March 24 match in Grenada, shooting a XXXXX.
The Hilltoppers have gotten a slow start to the season, battling rain and wet conditions, but made their first effort on the links March 18 where Bullock shot a 43 and placed fourth overall.
“It was the first match playing against stiff competition at the toughest course in the state,” said coach Ty Hardin. “The kids were pretty nervous but it was a good experience for them and a good first test.”
Toppers battling on the courts
The Hilltoppers had a rough time of it in New Albany March 18, dropping all games to the 2013 State Championship team.
“There is a reason they are three-time State champs,” said coach Clayton Dodd. “We did gain some knowledge and experience from playing them. I’m sure we will most likely see them again in playoffs.”
They fared better March 21 at Pontotoc where Paige Griffin won in girl’s singles and Walt Harrington and Chase Eldridge won in boy’s doubles. Lane Brandon and Hannah Welch won their match in mixed doubles.
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