Athens Review, Athens, Texas

April 17, 2014

CLASS 3A REGIONAL GOLF: AHS freshman Smith finishes as top-10 medalist at regionals

From Staff Reports
The Athens Review

POTTSBORO — Athens Lady Hornets freshman golfer Samantha Smith finished in seventh place in the medalist standings at the Class 3A, Region II golf tournament on Tuesday.

Smith finished 31st out of 93 girls overall for the tournament.

Smith rounded out the tournament with a combined total of 207.  

Only the top three best scores move on to the state tournament.

With tough conditions on the opening day of the tournament at the Tanglewood Country Club in Pottsboro, Smith managed to shoot a 107 placing her in ninth position at the end of the day.

On Tuesday, the conditions were favorable for the golfers as Smith shot a personal best.

Smith was able to close the gap and shoot an even 100 on the final day of the tournament.  

Coach Jacob Hayes was in attendance at the tournament.

Smith advanced to the regional tournament after finishing with a 224 total last week at the District 15-3A meet.

The two day district tournament was held at Cedar Creek Country Club and Garden Valley‚ÄąCountry Club.