• Bill Caine, Woodford Sun Sports

WCHS golf teams in full swing

JESSE SANDERS watches her approach shot onto the green at Moss Hill Golf Course. (Photo by Bill Caine)

The Woodford County girls' and boys' teams have opened season play. The Lady Jackets' golf team started the season in a match with Western Hills Aug. 10. Western Hills won the match 201-214. The Mustang squad was led by Emilie Hill, who shot an impressive 38 for nine holes. Woodford County's top scorecards were Rachel Baston with a 46 and Jesse Sanders with a 49 respectively. "We have a great group of kids on both the boys' and girls' side," said Coach Stan Watts. "Jesse Sanders is progressing well. She shows potential on the golf course." On Aug. 14, the Lady Jackets defeated Anderson County 209-210 at Wild Turkey Trace. Jesse Sanders led the way firing the team low of 48. Rachel Baston shot a 50. In their final match of the week, the Jackets were defeated by Scott County 160-213. Ryle Marcum paced the Cardinal team with a 38. Jesse Sanders led the team with a 49. The Lady Jackets host Sayre Aug. 24 and then travel to play Sayre at Tates Creek Golf Course Aug. 28. On the boys' side, the Yellow Jackets hosted Collins at Moss Hill Golf Course on Aug. 3. Collins won the contest 160-190. Will Guest led the way for the Titans with a 38. Richard Osborn, with 45, and Jack Browning, with 47, were the top scores for the Jackets. The Flyer Classic took place at Juniper Hills Golf Course in Frankfort on Aug. 5. Richard Osborn shot a 95, and Jack Browing had a 96. The Jackets did not place in the event. The Jackets traveled to Weissenger Hills Golf Course in Shelbyville on Aug. 7 for a match against Shelby County. The Wildcats won the event 164-200. Top scores for Woodford County were Joe Kowalke and Grayson Johnson, who both fired a 48. Woodford County next traveled to Juniper Hills on Aug. 16, where they were beaten by Franklin County 158-182. Tanner Coffman was the top scorer for the Jackets with a 43, and Joe Kowalke shot a 44. The Jackets hosted Anderson County on Aug. 17 at Moss Hill and were defeated 176-182. Jack Browning led the way for the Woodford County squad with a 44. Grayson Johnson and Richard Osborn both had 45. The Woodford County boys will host Mercer County Aug. 24 at Moss Hill.

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