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Sub-state golf

White Plains’ Edwards takes low medalist, and Wildcats finish second to advance to state tournament. Alexandria girls state-bound after second-place finish

Coach Chris Randall (right) and the White Plains’ boys’ golf team pose for pictures after the Wildcats finished second in the Class 4A, North 3 Sub-State on Tuesday at Silver Lakes. (Submitted photo)

By East Alabama Sports Today

SILVER LAKES — Sawyer Edwards shot a 6-under-par 66 to finish as low medalist Tuesday and lead White Plains’ boys to next week’s state tournament.

The Wildcats finished second as a team to qualify, 14 strokes back of Class 4A, North 3 Sub-State champion Haleyville.

The state tournament is Monday and Tuesday at RTF-Grand National, in Opelika.

Edwards won by four strokes over Haleyville’s Griffin Kimbrell. White Plains’ Zach Goss shot 1-over 73 to finish tied for fourth.

Other sub-state tourneys involving area teams are on-going. This story will be updated as results become available.

Alexandria’s girls finished second in the Class 4A-5A, North 2 sub-state tournament at Gadsden’s Twin Bridges course. The Valley Cubs qualified for next week’s state tournament. (Submitted photo)


ALEXANDRIA QUALIFIES: Led by Marlee Hedgepeth’s 81, Alexandria’s girls shot 254 and finished second to Mars Hill Bible in the Class 4A-5A, North 2 sub-state tourney at Twin Bridges in Gadsden. The Valley Cubs finished four strokes back. Nevaeh Foster shot 85, and Avery Prickett shot 88.

White Plains finished third at 266. Isabel Rogers led the way at 81 and Madelyn Faulkner shot a 97. Rachel Gattis and Maylee Stewart each shot 103.

Oneonta’s Savannah Sandlin was low medalist at 70.

Cover photo: White Plains’ Sawyer Edwards (left) poses with Wildcats coach Chris Randall after finishing as low medalist at Tuesday’s Class 4A, North 3 Sub-State at Silver Lakes. (Submitted photo)

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