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Spring Hill Bears Advance to State Golf Tournament

by Dawson Calhoun

The Spring Hill boy’s golf team played in the 2A-6 District Golf tournament in El Dorado, Arkansas on September 23, 2019. The athletes that competed were Colby Light, Colin Purifoy, Brady Whatley, and Dawson Calhoun. They achieved a second place finish at the tournament, falling short to Parkers Chapel by 6 strokes. Colby Light was 6 strokes behind the leader, Payne Williams from Parkers Chapel, going into the final 4 holes. By the end of the 18th hole, Colby managed to close the gap to end the match tied for 1st. Both players ended as co-medalists for the tournament. The Spring Hill Boys golf team will prepare for the state tournament in Cabot, Arkansas on October 8, 2019.

Spring Hill Bears, Runners Up in the District Golf Tournament, pictured left to right: Ryan Whatley, alternate, Coach Roy Whatley, Dawson Calhoun, Colin Purifoy, Colby Light, and Brady Whatley
Spring Hill Bears displaying their trophies in front of the final scoreboard, pictured left to right; Brady Whatley, Colby Light (medalist), Colin Purifoy, and Dawson Calhoun
A final score of 278 advances the Spring Hill Bears to the State Tournament on October 8
Colby Light lead the Bears with a score of 83, receiving co-medalist honors

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