Forrest Golf team continues busy week

Friday, September 14, 2012
Forrest senior Blake Tansil shot a pair of 37's in two matches this week at Henry Horton. Photos by Anthony S. Puca

The Forrest golf squad is in the midst of their busiest week of the season, getting ready for the upcoming District 11A-AA Tournament as they played four matches in five days, including the Gary Wells Cup on Tuesday.

On Wednesday at Henry Horton State Park's Buford Ellington course, FHS head coach Kyle Stacey said, "This was our best team score of the year for boys."

The Rockets' two top guns Blake Tansil and Gary Lukonen shot 37 and 38 respectively to lead Forrest to a second place finish behind district powerhouse Cascade.

Caitlin Burt carded a 57 on both Monday and Wednesday for the Lady Rockets.

Forrest finished at 169, nine shots back of the Champions at 160, while Eagleville came home in third place with a score of 188.

Austin Nichols and Ty Hoeft carded respectable 47's, Brennan Huff shot 54 and Hawken King netted a 56.

Cascade was led by Chad Gordon and Mason Brewer, who shot identical 39's, Jake Pimental carded a 40, Lucas Dunnavant had a 42, and Bryce Clinton and Tanner Burks signed for a pair of 44's.

The Eagleville scores were Dakota Beech 43, Luke Davenport 46, Ransom McRee 47, Vince Zocco 52 and Austin Hargrove 52, while Joel Duke rounded out the Eagles scoring with a 57.

On the girls' side, Eagleville took the first place spot with a cumulative total of 103 with Brooklyn Snell leading the way with a 50, Kayla Stiles netted 53 and Nicole Duke needed 57 strokes on the afternoon.

Cascade finished second at with Shania Schneider shooting a 51 and Allison Massey 55.

Forrest tallied a 120 with Caitlin Burt shooting 57, Dani Hoeft had a 63, Alyssa Elliott netted a 64 and Maria Harris came home in 68 strokes.

Forrest results from Monday at Henry Horton.

Boys: Community 179, Forrest 183, Eagleville 184

Community: Zake West 36, Jake Garrett 46, Luke Primm 44, Hunter Smithey 53, Dillon West 59 and Austin Sanders 61.

Forrest: Blake Tansil 37, Ty Hoeft 48, Gary Lukenon 49, Austin Nichols 49, Hawken King 50 and Brennan Huff 68.

Eagleville: Dakota Beech 43, Ransom McKee 46, Luke Davenport 47, Vince Zocco 48, Daniel Stiles and Dylan Thigpen 53.

Fayetteville City: Drew Bradford 60 and Luke West 47.

Girls: Eagleville 92 and Forrest 116.

Eagleville: Brooklyn Snell 41, Kayla Stiles 51 and Nicole Duke 55.

Forrest: Caitlin Burt 57, Dani Hoeft 59, Maria Harris 61, Alyssa Elliott 64 and Misty Martin 69.

Community: Hannah Brown 44.