(Orange, Texas)

March 28, 2014

LC-M's Cox cruises to 20-4A golf title

Van Wade
The Orange Leader

ANAHUAC — Little Cypress-Mauriceville’s Lauren Cox dominated the field at the District 20-4A Golf Championships, winning the tournament by 16 strokes.

Cox fired a two-day total of 153, including a sizzling 75 on Wednesday to easily take the crown.

Port Neches-Groves Karlei Hunter (169) was second and teammate Brynna Bailey (176) netted third. Nederland rounded out the top six with Brittany Leatherwood (177), Reid Whaley (178) and Reagan Bodin (183).

Cox will be joined by Lady Bear Teammate Kacie Nichols at regionals after Nichols had a 198.

Other Lady Bears that competed included Ashley Young (205), Morgan Collier (252) and Hope Henry (259).

The Lady Bears finished third as a team with a 808. Nederland took first-place with a 726 and PN-G was second with  735.

On the boys side, PN-G’s Braden Bailey won the title easily with a 145 and shot a low round of 72.

Nederland’s Michael Glover (154) was second while Lumberton’s Jeff Rountree (156) defeated PN-G’s Brandon Soileau (156) to take third. Nederland’s Hunter Huff (158) and PN-G’s Tyler Rawson (159) rounded out the top six.

PN-G won the team title with a 627. Nederland was second with a 642 and Lumberton took third with a 651.

Ryan Keszeg paced the LC-M boys with a 171 followed by teammates Tyler Ridgaway (173), Tyler Freeman (177), Evan Toohey (180) and Daniel Toohey (191).

21-3A golf tourney

WILDWOOD — Bridge City’s Skylar Petroski and Orangefield’s Cameron Duhon placed first and second respectively and the Cardinal golf team placed second overall at the District 21-3A Golf Championships Tuesday at Wildwood as they all advance to the Class 3A Region III Championships.

Petroski won the individual title by nine strokes as he fired a two-day total of 156 (77-79).

Duhon netted second with a 165 (81-84).

The Cardinals were right on the heels of 21-3A team champion Hardin-Jefferson. The Hawks finished with a 717 while the Cardinals had a 719. Orangefield was third with a 752.

Petroski and teammates David Hearn, Conner Guillotte, Justin Smith, Noah Mathews, Forest Gauthier and Jace Bradberry along with Bobcat Duhon will participate in the Region III Championships Apr. 16-17 at Ravens Nest in Huntsville.

For the girls, Silsbee senior Allison Davis won her fourth straight 21-3A crown by firing a 168, including a low round of 82. SIlsbee took the girls team title while Hamshire-Fannett netted second.