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Boys Golf Heading to State

Boys Golf Heading to State
Posted on 04/27/2018
This is the image for the news article titled Boys Golf Heading to StateFrom Mr. Leslie:

The New Diana Boys Varsity overcame their worst performance of the year to finish 3rd -666, in the Region 2 AAA Championship at Oak Hurst Golf Course.  Winning the event was 2017 State Champion Troup -624  followed by 2017 State 3rd place finisher Pottsboro-633.

The Eagles were led by Freshman Sam Benson with 80-81=161, Sophomore William Leslie 83-83=166, Junior Blayde Weekley 81-91=172, Senior Jackson Sampson 88-85=173 and Senior Ethan Thornton 88-85=173.  

The Eagle Golfers all placed in the Top 20 out of 100 Golfers.  Sam Benson was 8th, William Leslie was 13th, Blayde Weekley 15th, Jackson Sampson & Ethan Thornton tied at 17th.

The Eagles finished 35 shots ahead of 4th place finisher Winnsboro.

The Eagles had much difficulty with hole #16 at Oak Hurst.  On this one hole, the Eagles were +20 over par. 

The State Tournament is to be held at Grey Rock CC in Austin, TX on May 14 & 15.