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MCHS golfers down Vikings, Hornets

Posted on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 3:34 pm

Cole Boyce fired a 41 to lead MCHS on Tuesday.

Cole Boyce fired a 41 to lead MCHS on Tuesday.

The Moore County High School boys golf team topped both Community and Huntland during action at The Bear Trace at Tims Ford State Park on Tuesday.

The Raiders finished with a team score of 184 in the nine-hole tri-match, beating Community (193) by nine strokes and easily beating Huntland (236) by 52 strokes.

On the girls side, Moore County’s Emily Powell outplayed Community’s Lauren Burris, beating her by five strokes 58-63.

Senior Cole Boyce led the way for the Moore County boys team, as he turned in the low score of the day, a 41. Teammate Gage Morrison carded a 43, while Dylan Horner had a 49 and Tyler Durham a 51. Chandler Smith’s 52 and Austin Water’s 60 didn’t count toward the four-man team score.

Also competing for MCHS, Tanner Womble finished with a 63.

The win was the fourth for Moore County since late August.

Community’s Jake Garrett fired a 42 to lead the Vikings and finish with the second-lowest  score of the afternoon. Blake Fanning tallied a 48 and Dillon West had a 50. Austin Sanders carded a 53 to complete Community’s scoring.

Chase Vernon paced Huntland with a 58. Evan Dickey and Hunter Bradley each shot a 59 and Landon Morgan had a 60 for the Hornets.

MCHS is scheduled to be back on the links Thursday, Sept. 5, hosting Fayetteville City in a 3:30 p.m. contest at The Bear Trace.

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