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Washington County hosted Bethlehem, Green County and Campbellsville in the 5th Region All-A Classic on Friday, Aug. 16., and it was a big day for Commander and Commanderette golf.
In the boys’ team competition, the Commanders took the title, topping Bethlehem in a back-nine scorecard tiebreaker.
Senior Thomas Pettus earned medalist honors with a score of 74, followed by senior J.P. Cecconi’s 80 and sophomore Michael Wheatley’s 86. Junior Luke Mattingly and sophomore Evan Mattingly rounded out the team with scores of 95 and 96.
Bethlehem’s Daniel Steele led the Eagles with a 78, followed by J.T. Smith at 82 and Corey Robinson at 85.
The teams accumulated 335 strokes through four golfers, with Washington County claiming the title on their fifth-best score. Green County came in third with a score of 364, followed by Campbellsville’s 441. The top Dragon golfer was Jack Gupton with a 78, while Campbellsville got a 97 from its top performer.
Amanda (senior) and Emily (freshman) Cox tied for the best score on the girls’ side, edging Green County’s Gracie Parrott by one stroke. Emily took medalist honors on the first hole of a sudden death playoff. Sixth-grader Olivia Cox posted a 106 to complete Washington County’s scoring.
Green County had three of four golfers crack 100 on the scorecard on their way to a 410-430 team win over Campbellsville, with their leading golfer shooting a 98.