The Franklin County High School boys and girls golf teams competed in their district tournament Thursday at the Lakewood Golf and Country Club in Tullahoma.
The top three teams and the top five individuals outside of those qualifying teams earned berths to the Region 5AA tournament with Franklin County’s Amelia Maxon and Savana Pendergraff both meeting this qualifying standard as individuals on the girls side.
Maxon shot a score of 123 for the day to earn the third of the five qualifying spots in the individual rankings. She finished tied for 10th out of all of the girls in action at the event.
Pendergraff would claim the last qualifying berth as her score of 127 allowed her to edge out Lawrence County’s Tate Jagod by just two strokes. Pendergraff finished 13th out of 17 golfers in the overall girls rankings.
Maxon will be making her second appearance in the regional tournament after qualifying as a freshman last season while Pendergraff, a fellow sophomore, will be making her first appearance at the regional level.
The other individual qualifiers in the girls portion of the tournament and their scores for the day were Shelbyville’s Hannah Campbell, 100; Lawrence County’s Addi Campbell, 108; and Marshall County’s Olivia Wooten, 125.
In the team standings, the Rebelettes finished sixth with a group score of 250. The team qualifiers on the girls side and their group scores for the day were Tullahoma, 155; Lincoln County, 174; and Coffee County, 199.
On the boys side, the Rebels had two golfers in competition with both falling short of qualifying for the next round.
Chase Towry finished the event with a score of 109, putting him four strokes behind Lincoln County’s Jackson Taylor for the final qualifying spot. Towry would finish in 18th place overall on the boys side.
Brody Metcalf would record a score of 139 for the day to finish in 26th place in the individual standings.
The other individual qualifiers on the boys side and their scores for the day were Coffee County’s Logan Hale, 88; Marshall County’s Easton McMahon, 95; Lincoln County’s Andy Neal, 96; and Coffee County’s Beau Murray, 100.
The qualifying teams for the boys and their group scores for the day were Lawrence County, 330; Tullahoma, 399; and Shelbyville, 404. The Rebels did not have enough active golfers to qualify for the team standings.
Maxon and Pendergraff will compete in their regional tournament on Monday at Lakewood. Tee times for the event had not been released at the time of writing.