|Published: 1:53 PM, 08/20/2013
||Last updated: 1:54 PM, 08/20/2013
Author: Staff Report
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
SEVIERVILLE—The Cocke County High School Lady Red picked up their first victory of the 2013 season over District 2-AAA foe Sevier County in a three-way match at Sevierville Golf Club.
Cocke County bested the Bearettes on the links by a five-stroke margin, with another solid round by sophomore Rachel Watts. Watts fired a 47, which was the third lowest score of the day. Alexis Andrews shot a 62 for the Lady Red to also help them get past their district rival, Sevier County.
Grainger High School, a perennial Class AA state contender, took the match overall with a round of 80 - paced by Celeste Stratton’s round of 37.
In boys play, Sevier County High School took a 158-181-188 victory over both Grainger High and Cocke County. The Bears’ Ben Huskey and Spencer Cross posted the only sub-40 rounds of the afternoon to help their team obtain the 23-stroke margin of victory. Huskey took home medalist
honors with a round of 32 and Cross came in second by firing a 36.
Cocke County’s Isaac Buckner came in with the next lowest round of the day with a 40 and Wesley Lewis’ score of 44 matched that of anyone on Grainger’s roster. CCHS junior Alex Hutson also turned
in a day of 48 on the course for the Fighting Cocks.
The teams return to play today at Millstone facing Morristown West and Morristown East.
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