CHS Golf Concludes Season with 4th Straight State Tournament Appearance

CHS senior Teagan Perry in action on Wednesday at the state tournament

CHS senior Teagan Perry in action on Wednesday at the state tournament (Photo by John StClair –

A pair of top 20 individual finishes by juniors Savannah Quick and Sophie Vinson were not enough to lift the Coffee County Lady Raider golf team to a team title on Wednesday in the final round of the Class AAA state golf tournament at Willowbrook. Quick and Vinson finished with a 2 day total of 315 as the Lady Raiders claimed a 4th place team finish. Individually, Quick finished with a 2 day total of 155 to finish in 12th place. Vinson shot a 2 day total of 161 to finish in a tie for 19th place. Senior Teagan Perry shaved 5 strokes off her Tuesday score as she finished the tournament with a final round score of 83. Perry had improved scores on 8 holes on Wednesday from her Tuesday round as the senior captain completed her high school career with a 32nd place finish. Houston High School out of Germantown rode an 8 under par score of 64 on Wednesday from Jayna Choi to claim the state title. Dobyns Bennett and Farragut finished 2nd and 3rd respectively.

CHS Golfer John Parigger

CHS Golfer John Parigger

John Parigger shot a 3 over par 75 on Wednesday to finish in 36th place in the boys tournament. Parigger, a junior for Coffee County, finished the day with a pair of birdies and an even par score of 36 on Willowbrook’s front 9. Parigger finished the tournament with a respectable 36 hole score of 154(10 over par) and played the last 27 holes at plus 5. Parigger was the 3rd Red Raider golfer to compete in the state tournament in the last 3 years. The Lady Raider team is the 3rd consecutive girls’ team from Coffee County to make the state tournament and this year is the 4th year in a row that Coffee County has been represented at the girls state tournament. Coach Mike Ray is the head coach for Coffee County and he, along with members from the Coffee County golf teams, will be the guests on the Coffee Coaches Show on Saturday morning at 10. The Coffee Coaches Show is broadcast live each Saturday from the showroom of AL White Ford/Lincoln at 2002 Hillsboro Boulevard in Manchester.