GOLF: Straughan competes at 1A state championship

by May 9, 2018SPORTS di-ne-lv-di-yi


STATE: Cherokee’s Holden Straughan competes in the 1A Men’s Golf State Championship tournament on Tuesday, May 8. (Photo courtesy of Cherokee Braves Athletic Dept.)

WEST END – Cherokee’s Holden Straughan competed in the 1A Men’s Golf State Championship, tournament hosted by the Foxfire Golf Club and Resort in West End, on Monday, May 7 and Tuesday, May 8.  He tied for 57th place with a total score of 192 (92 in the first round, 100 in the second).

The Community School of Davidson won the team title with a score of 640 followed by Lincoln Charter 667 and Pine Lake Prep 678.  Hayesville was the only Smoky Mountain Conference team in the running taking sixth place with a score of 719.

Addison Beam, Highland Tech, edged Thomas Jefferson’s Pierce Robinson by one-stroke (150 to 151) to take the individual title.

Other Smoky Mountain Conference golfers included:

  • Jonah Whitman, Rosman, 18th, 169 (82, 87)
  • Devin Whitaker, Hayesville, T28th, 175 (81, 94)
  • Josh Cottrell, Hayesville, T43rd, 181 (86, 95)
  • Mark Pullium, Hayesville, T43rd, 181 (89, 92)
  • Dalton Whitaker, Hayesville, T46th, 182 (91, 91)
  • John Mott, Hayesville, T71st, 207 (99, 108)

– One Feather staff report