(L-R) Coach Lucky Knott, Teagan Perry, Megan Kriz, Hollee Sadler, Savannah Quick and Head Coach Mike Ray
The Region 4-AAA golf tournaments were held Monday at Riverbend Country Club in Shelbyville. The Lady Raiders for the first time in school history will be playing in the TSSAA State Tournament as they beat 5 teams including 2nd place Blackman. Coffee County shot 160 to Blaze’s 181. Only the winning team in region makes the state tournament along with the top 4 individual scores that are not on the winning team. Lady Raider Hollee Sadler won the Region 4-AAA tournament with a 79. Other scores for Coffee County were Savannah Quick with an 81 and Megan Kriz carded an 82. The 3 Lady Raider scores were the top 3 in the tournament.
The Lady Raiders improved to 58-10 on the season.
In boys play it was a battle to the end as Lawrence County got past the Coffee County for the championship and earned a trip to the TSSAA State Tournament next week in Manchester at Willowbrook. The Wildcats shot a team score of 305 followed by the Raiders at 314. Matt Johnson had the low round for Coffee County with an even-par 72 good for 2nd place and earned him a spot in the state tournament. Andy Stout shot 77, Kyle Johnson 80 and Trey Lashlee had an 85.
The Raiders finished 96-6-1 on the year.
Matt Johnson will compete for the state championship after finishing 2nd in the Region 4-AAA Tournament