Despite cutting 11 strokes off of Tuesday’s team score, the Red Raider golf team’s charge up the leaderboard on Wednesday ran out of time before Coffee County could earn a team medal. The Red Raiders shot a round of 313 on Wednesday to finish in 6th place in the team standings. Coffee County finished with a 2 day team total of 637.
Starting on the 10th tee on Wednesday, Coffee County was forced to play the more difficult back 9 first. All 5 CHS golfers struggled on the 13th hole which stunted the Red Raider momentum. In spite of a bogey on 13, Austin Farris managed to shoot a closing round of 3 under par to finish as the low individual for Coffee County as he finished in 33rd place. Farris posted a 69 on Wednesday. Matthew Hale rebounded nicely on Wednesday as he shot a 79. Reid Lawrence fired an 80, Samuel Prater shot an 85 and Josh Perry fired a 94. Knoxville Halls won the team championship as they fired a 2 day score of 569 which was 7 strokes under par.
The Red Raiders finish the season with an astounding record of 52 and 8. Tournament stats and the final leaderboard can be found at: http://golf.tssaa.org/tournament.cfm?id=20171202