Tiger golfers fall short at state tournament
Marshall County High School seniors Wilson Limbaugh and Zach Smith represented the Tiger golf team well at the Class A-AA State Tournament at Manchester on Monday and Tuesday.
Smith ended up in a tie for 40th place after shooting 85 on Monday and 81 on Tuesday, including a solid one-over par 37 for his final nine holes.
Limbaugh had a good day on Monday, firing an 82 before slipping to an 86 on Tuesday that resulted in a 46th place finish.
The caliber of play was top-notch as Christian Academy of Knoxville's Davis Shore and David Lipscomb's Davis Armstrong led the way with two-day scores of 3-under par 141.
Davis, who shot 72-69, won the top medalist honors when he made birdie on the first playoff hole to beat Armstrong (70-71).
Davis and Armstrong were the only two players to shoot under par at 6,096 yard Willow Brook Golf Course tract.
Luke Scealf from Knoxville Grace shot even par, Paul Swindell (Lipscomb) finished fourth at (71-74-145), while Reese Scobey from Notre Dame (76-72-148) and Gibson County's Mason Chandler (71-77-148) ended up in a tie for fifth place.
CAK won the team portion of the event with a four-man aggregate score of 609, CPA finished second (619), followed by Sullivan South (620), Lipscomb (639) and Notre Dame rounded out the top five team scores with a 640.