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HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Red Raiders win first district match of the season

Posted on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 10:29 pm

Coffee County Central High School senior Reid Lawrence hits a chip shot onto the ninth hole at Willowbrook Golf Course. (Staff photo by Demarco Moore)


The Coffee County Central High School golf team, playing in its first District 8-AAA match of the season, squared off with rival Franklin County at Willowbrook Golf Course.

The Red Raiders prevailed for a 148-158 nine-hole victory of the Rebels.

Junior Samuel Prater was one of two golfers to break even par. Prater carded a 1-under-par 35, while Franklin County’s Jonathon Liggett finished 2-under to lead all golfers on the day.

Reid Lawrence fired a 37 (+1), Austin Farris and Josh Perry both finished with a 38 (+2) and Matthew Hale carded a 39 (+39).

NEXT MATCH: Early Bird Invitational on Monday, Aug. 7 at the Cookeville Golf Club (8 a.m.)