E.A. Sports Today

Tournament tuneup

White Plains girls prepare for county defense with win at Chesley Oaks; Gadsden City, Cole win at Briarmeade

By East Alabama Sports Today

CULLMAN — The White Plains girls golf team tuned up for the defense of its first Calhoun County Tournament by winning the Chesley Oaks Invitational.

The Lady Wildcats posted a team score of 259, seven shots ahead of Russellville. Arab finished third at 268.

Hanna Dyar shot White Plains’ low score, a 79 that was tied for second individually. Lexee Cunningham and Allison Arenth both shot 90.

Alexandria shot 276, led by Abby Stephens’ 87.

“This was a huge momentum and confidence builder for the girls,” White Plains coach Chris Randall said. “There were tough conditions and the girls handled adversity very well. They’re ready for tomorrow.”

Here are the first-round pairings for the Friday’s first round of the Calhoun County Girls Golf Championship at Pine Hill CC. The field goes off in an 8 a.m. shotgun start.

At Pine Hill CC
First-round pairings

Hole 1: Kayla Huckeba (Oxford), Hanna Dyar (White Plains), Abby Stevens (Alexandria)
2: Anna Bolton (Oxford), Lexee Cunningham (White Plains), Megan Harvey (Alexandria)
3: Kaylee Reaves (Oxford), Baylie Webb (White Plains), Destiny Heathcock (Alexandria)
4: Peyton Mcintyre (Oxford), Allison Arenth (White Plains), Gracie Muncher (Alexandria)
5: Open
6: Ary Rosario (White Plains), Abbie Vingers (Sacred Heart)
7: Callie McFall (Jacksonville), Abby Gattis (White Plains)
8: Caitlin Roland (Jacksonville), Caitlin Lewis (White Plains)
9: Cheyenne James (Saks), Kara Burgess (Weaver)
10: Faith Bonness (Saks), Autumn Ray (Weaver)
11: Briana Behel (Saks), Carmella Reese (Weaver)
12: Open
13: Deanna Jennings (Saks), Cara Prater (Weaver), Katie Knight (Pleasant Valley)
14: Gabby Fagan (Pleasant Valley), Aryana Gooden (Saks)
15: Sarah Ford (Pleasant Valley), Estefania Gomez (Saks)
16: Lauren Cobb (Pleasant Valley), Makala Nolan (Saks)
17: Open
18: Marlie Wright (Pleasant Valley), Cassia Rissler (Ohatchee), Grace Davis (Pleasant Valley)

LINKS AT BRIARMEADE: Glencoe’s Lauren Cole shot 89 to win her second medalist title of the season and Gadsden City posted 318 to win the team title at the Links at Briarmeade Tournament hosted by Glencoe High School.

The Lady Titans were led Haley James’ runner-up 93. Oak Mountain’s Charlie McKinney was third individually with a 95.

Glencoe finished second as a team (345) and Oak Mountain was third (347).

GADSDEN CITY (318): Audria Wood 113, Haley James 93, Ella Howard 112, Ciara Jones 128, x-Daisy Allen 130.
GLENCOE (345): Lauren Cole 89, Abby Powell 116, Camryn Blackwell 140.
GUNTERSVILLE (374): Hope Harrell

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