Ashe golfers tie for first


By Nathan Ham - [email protected]



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ROARING GAP — Ashe and Alleghany finished in a tie for first place at the first Mountain Valley Athletic Conference golf match of the season at High Meadows Country Club.

Both teams finished with a team score of 153, three shots ahead of third place Wilkes Central.

East Wilkes was fourth with a score of 167, followed by Elkin in fifth with 173 and North Wilkes in sixth with 181. West Wilkes and Starmount do not have teams competing.

Ashe’s Sarah Hardin fired the best round of any golfer with a score of 40 that included her first ever eagle in high school competition. She finished six shots better than Jade Duncan of West Wilkes and eight shots ahead of Elkin’s Palmer Duncan. Morgan Finney of Alleghany was fourth with a score of 49 and East Wilkes golfer Hunter Tharpe was fifth with a score of 50.

Madison Osborne had the second best score for the Lady Huskies with a 56. Alexis Howell shot 57, Savannah Brooks shot 59 and Katie Orr had a 63.

Other team scores are as follows:

Alleghany

Morgan Finney – 49

Lauran Mabe – 51

Lauren Carpenter – 53

Madison Trogdon – 61

Cortlyn Blythe – 63

East Wilkes

Hunter Tharpe – 50

Kayla Wiles – 58

Sarah Spicer – 59

Carly Lamm – 59

Kayla Chipman – 62

Elkin

Palmer Duncan – 48

Gigi Korkouras – 62

Jillian Lewis – 63

North Wilkes

Laken Harold – 59

Allison Livengood – 61

Brittney Johnson – 61

Wilkes Central

Jade Duncan – 46

Sammi Jo Walker – 52

Sarah Mizelle – 58

Nikki Jones – 59

This week, the conference teams will be in action at Cedarbrook Country Club on Wednesday and then a non-conference match for Ashe at Blowing Rock Country Club on Thursday.

Nathan Ham can be reached at 336-846-7164 or followed on Twitter @NathanHam87

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By Nathan Ham

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