Tifton Gazette


April 23, 2013

Lady Devils qualify for sectionals, Devils miss by one stroke

VALDOSTA — The Tift County Lady Devils qualified for sectionals at the Region 1-AAAAAA golf championships held at Valdosta Country Club Monday, but the Blue Devils are out by the slightest of margins.

The top team automatically qualifies for state, with the next three finishers going to sectionals. The Devils shot a combined 316, good for fifth place. Fourth place and final school in was Camden County, who had a 315.

First place went to Colquitt County at 305. Lowndes was second, shooting 308.

It was a double region championship victory for Colquitt, who took the girls title by 15 strokes over Camden’s 245. The Lady Devils were two behind them, with a 247. Fourth went to Coffee’s 297.

The region low medalists for the event were Marin Hanna whose 74 for Colquitt led the girls and Coffee’s Mason Harper, who shot 71.

Individual results for the Lady Devils saw Kelsie Belan shoot 79, Anna Greer, 82, Lynise Belan, 86, and Sarah Hampton, 97.

The Devils had two individuals finish in the 70s — Jake Flynt (76) and Robert Doolan (77). Grant Metts shot 81, Zach Forshee, 82, and Beau Hightower and Ty Gore each finished at 84.

Sectionals will take place Monday, May 6, at Brookfield West Country Club in Roswell.

Text Only
Local News

Local Sports
20140801 Tift volleyball.JPG

The 2014 Tift County Lady Devils volleyball team. Summer Bennett, Chat Butts, Carolina Carter, Kaleigh Hobby, Molly Jones, Savannah Kendrick, Mariena McCullough, Dail Adaway, Vanity Golson, Alex Miller, Taylor Nimmo, Amanda Riddle, Logan Seeman, Taylor Cross, Karina Delgado, Audrey McElhaney, Madison Spivey, Julianna Cross and Olivia Thomas Assistants are Dana Fletcher and Chance Benson. Head coach is Courtney Mitchell.

Police Reports
Your Agenda
AP Video
Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction Malaysian PM: Stop Fighting in Ukraine Cantor Warns of Instability, Terror in Farewell Ravens' Ray Rice: 'I Made a Huge Mistake' Florida Panther Rebound Upsets Ranchers Small Plane Crash in San Diego Parking Lot Busy Franco's Not Afraid of Overexposure Fighting Blocks Access to Ukraine Crash Site Dangerous Bacteria Kills One in Florida Workers Dig for Survivors After India Landslide Texas Scientists Study Ebola Virus Smartphone Powered Paper Plane Debuts at Airshow Southern Accent Reduction Class Cancelled in TN
House Ads
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Seasonal Content
Business Marquee
Weather Radar
Sen. Chambliss addresses farm bill in Tifton
Riding the Steam Train at Ga. Museum of Agriculture
Nature's Beauty in a Tifton parking lot
Peanut Prices Remain Strong