The Washington County boys’ and girls’ golf teams got the 2013 season started last week, and after two team competitions, the Commanders have come away with a pair of wins.
The season opener was last Monday at Woodlawn against Bardstown High School, where the WC boys came away with a 174-189 win over the Tigers. Senior Thomas Pettus led the way for the Commanders with a low-score of 37.
Senior Amanda Cox and sixth-grader Olivia Cox were the only two Commanderette girls to make the trip, but they each posted lower scores—46 and 50, respectively—than the closest Lady Tiger, who shot a 62.
The girls traveled to Green County on Thursday, where individual scores were recorded, as both teams had three players competing.
Amanda Cox posted the top score for Washington County, followed by her sisters, Emily (freshman) at 46 and Olivia at 49.
Green County’s top performer also posted a 41, while the rest of the squad posted scores of 47 and 63.
The Commanders and Commanderettes were back on the course on Friday at home against Marion County, where the boys’ team picked up win No. 2 on the season with a tiebreaker victory over Marion County.
After the scores of the top four players from each side were tallied—41, 44, 45 and 46 for Washington County—the match was even at 176 strokes. Due to lightning, the tiebreaker was to be determined by the score between the teams’ No. 5 golfer, but the scores remained tied. Washington County finally took down the win after the scores of the No. 6 golfers were considered, with the Commanders three shots ahead at 48-51.
Pettus led Washington County with a score of 41, while Logan Medley’s 39 led Marion County.
In girls’ individual play, Amanda Cox again led the way for the Commanderettes with a 43. Emily Cox followed close behind with a 45, with Olivia Cox adding a score of 51. Breanna Reynolds was the top Lady Knight with a score of 55.
Washington County golf was in action on Monday night at home against Thomas Nelson after press time. The Commanderettes were scheduled to head to a match against Nelson County on Tuesday, while the Commanders meet the Cardinals on Thursday. Lincoln Homestead Golf Course will play host to the 5th Region All-A Classic on Friday, starting at 9 a.m.