Golf/Tennis blog: Dai paces Milton to win

Rachel Dai won the inaugural Georgia Club Invitational on Saturday. The freshman from Milton shot a 1-under 71 and led her team to the team championship with a 147 total.

Other members of the Milton team are Ali Fahey, Kayla Jones and Sabrina Long. Glynn Academy was second with a 153. Host Parkview finished fourth.

Northside Columbus used a balanced attack to shoot a 323 and win the Granger Invitational at Highlands Country Club in LaGrange. Northside used an 80 from Bryan Matthews and Eric Graddy, an 81 from Trent Nobles and an 82 from Kyle Wilson.

Peachtree Ridge won the 22-team Warrior Invitational at Mossy Creek Golf Club in Cleveland. The Lions, led by Kevin Kim’s 73, shot a 304 and beat host White County by seven shots. Brookstone’s James Clark was medalist with a 72 and helped his team tie for third place with Columbus.

Gainesville won the Georgia-South Carolina Cup at the Orchard Golf and Country Club in Clarkesville. The Red Elephants shot a 597 over the two days, beating Easley (S.C.) by one shot. Richmond Academy and Milton tied for third at 6-4, with Habersham Central and Johns Creek at 6-5. Lee McCoy of Habersham was medalist with a 36-hole total of 7-under 137.

Anna Buchanan of Athens Academy shot a 76 to win the Georgia Peach Tournament at The Creek at Hard Labor. . . . Brookwood’s Allen Taylor tied a school record by shooting a 35 in a win over Grayson at Summit Chase. . . . Gainesville’s Meg Callahan shot 83 and Madeline Harr shot 84 to take the top two spots at the West Hall Tournament at Legacy on Lake Lanier.

Tennis

The Savannah County Day boys won the Coastal Empire Tennis Classic in Savannah, beating South Effingham 4-1 in the final match. The Hornets reached the championship round by beating Savannah Arts 3-2. Savannah Country Day was led by sophomore Grayson Lowenthal, who is now 12-0, won all four of his matches and lost only two games in the tournament.

Screven County won the girls portion of the tournament, beating St. Vincent’s in a championship series that was stopped by bad weather.

The Brookwood boys beat Johns Creek 3-2 in a showdown between two of the state’s top clubs. Mark Guentert won at No. 1 singles for Brookwood, but the clincher came when Drew Wendel won at No. 3 singles.

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Jack

March 26th, 2012
4:51 pm