Amarillo High, Wildorado teams medal at UIL state golf tournament

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The Amarillo High Lady Sandies finished third at the UIL Class 5A state golf tournament on Tuesday. [Provided photo]
Texas Panhandle teams certainly left their mark on Monday and Tuesday during play at the UIL state golf tournament in the Austin-area.

Coming off a Region I-5A championship, the Amarillo High Lady Sandies had a strong showing finishing third overall at the Legacy Hills Golf Club.

AHS shot a 303 on Monday followed by a 313 on Tuesday for a 36-hole total of 319 finishing 18 strokes back of state champion San Antonio Alamo Heights (299-302 – 601).

Senior leader Charlee Thacker led the Lady Sandies with an individual bronze medal. Thacker fired a 4-under par 68 on Monday to go with a 75 on Tuesday for a 143. Tarini Bhoga of Frisco Centennial was the individual state champion shooting a 36-hole round of 136.

Rounding out the Lady Sandies was Tyler Held (76-78 – 154), Addison Britten (81-73 – 154), Christie Jones (90-93 – 163), and McKenna Montoya (81-87 – 168).

In Class 4A at the Legends Golf Course, the Canyon Lady Eagles came four strokes from placing on the medal stand. Canyon finished fourth overall with a two-day total of 325-329 – 654. Comal Davenport was able to hold off Canyon for that third spot with a 650 while Andrews won the state team championship firing impressive rounds of 297 and 309 for a tally of 606.

Gracie Sutton paved the way for the Lady Eagles scoring rounds of 81-80 for a 161.

At the Class 2A tournament held at the Lions Municipal Golf Course, the Wellington Lady Skyrockets came in eighth place (429-411 – 840).

The Wildorado Mustangs earned a silver medal during the UIL Class 1A state tournament on Tuesday. [Provided photo]
The Wildorado Mustangs boys golf team wasn’t able to defend their crown from a year ago but still played well enough to get the silver trophy playing into Tuesday evening at the Crystal Falls Golf Club.

The Mustangs held a 22-stroke lead after day one scoring a 333 but shot a 357 on Tuesday to Bordon County’s 326 to fall by nine strokes. Wildorado ended up with a total of 690 to the Coyotes 681.

Mustang standout Hunter Corman, last year’s defending Class 1A individual champion, finished third overall with a bronze medal after back-to-back rounds of 78 for a 156. That was just two strokes back of Walker Johnson from Iredell’s 154.

Fort Elliott’s Rance Angeley placed ninth overall as an individual Angeley ended up with a 36-hole total of 84-82 – 166.

Rounding out the Mustangs on Tuesday was Ryan Cox (88-84 – 172), Cash Flowers (82-94 – 176), Brayden Sides (89-97 – 186), and Drew Ratliff (100-110 – 210).

For a look at all the results from Monday and Tuesday please visit, https://www.uiltexas.org/golf/state

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