SFHS Boys’ Golf team claim District

by Benita Fuzzell
South Fulton High School’s 2021 Boys’
Golf Team, awarded District Championship South Fulton High School’s 2021 Boys’
Golf Team, awarded District Championship

South Fulton High School Boys’ golf team won the Class A district tournament in Sharon, Tenn. Monday, with a team score of 369.
Union City High School’s team score of 380 earned a second place finish and McKenzie High School came in third with a score of 412.

There were 10 teams in the competition.

South Fulton Red Devil Riley Alexander placed 4th overall with an 85 and team mate Jackson Barnes lost a sudden death playoff hole for 5th place, with the top three teams awarded, as well as the top five individuals.

SFHS individual scores were: Riley Alexander 85; Jackson Barnes 89; Drake Jones 93; Logan Cromika 102; Griffin Redden 116.

The South Fulton team qualified for Regionals, scheduled for next Monday at Sharon.

Kevin Seymour is in his first year as Golf Team Coach for South Fulton.
South Fulton competed in a home match at Fulton Country Club Sept. 14, against Gibson County, Union City, West Carroll and Gleason High Schools.

In the Boys’ contest, South Fulton carded a 181, Gibson County recorded a 180 and Union City, a 172. The top four scores are combined from each team, for the team score.

Red Devil junior Riley Alexander had the low score for the team, with a 38, followed by Drake Jones, eighth grade, with a 47, and junior Logan Cromika and sophomore Jackson Barnes, carding a 48, each.

Griffin Redden, a senior for the Devils, shot a 51, with senior Heath Harris and sophomore Daniel Pitts, each recording a 59 and sophomore Gibson Horner shooting a 54.

South Fulton’s Girls’ Team scored a 114, with Union City Girls’ recording a score of 93.

Lady Red Devils Maddie Gray and Jadyn Rushin scored a 52 and 62, respectively. Gray is a freshman and Rushin, an eighth grader.