Boys 4th Region Golf Tournament: Wyatt Hon, Pat golfers end season at region

Published 12:52 pm Thursday, October 4, 2018

DANVILLE — The Lincoln County High School boys golf season ended last Tuesday at the Boys 4th Region Golf Tournament at the Danville Country Club.

Freshman Lawson Hon carded Lincoln’s low round in the 18-hole tournament, leading the five-man Patriot team with an 85.

Wyatt Hon, Lawson’s brother and Lincoln’s lone senior member, shot the Patriots’ second best score in the tourney, closing out his high school career with an 86.

Carson Jenkins and Colin Green’s scores were counted in the Patriots’ team total, with Jenkins shooting a 101 and Green turning in a score of 110 to give Lincoln a team score of 382.

Woods Smith was also on course for the Patriots in the regional tourney. Smith finished play with a 126.

The Taylor County Cardinal golf team reigned again in the team competition, winning its fourth straight regional title with a four-man score of 307. The 1-2 finish in the tourney was the same as it has been for the past two seasons, with Campbellsville claiming the runner-up spot for the third straight time. The Eagles finished a distant second to the Cardinals with a team score of 336.

Senior Cooper Parks led Taylor to the title with a 73. Senior Tanner Parks followed with a round of 77 and eighth-grader Luke Coyle shot a 78. Sophomore Hayes Mason and senior Logan Peterson both finished with a 79.

Senior Layton Hord was the only sub-80 golfer for Campbellsville, carding the team’s low round of 78. Sophomore Kameron Smith added an 81, senior Myles Murrell had an 88 and senior Casey Hardin turned in an 89. Sophomore Colin Harris had a 101.

Both Taylor and Campbellsville earned automatic berths to the state tourney in Bowling Green.

Russell County sophomore Clay Anderson earned medalist honors in the tourney, firing the day’s low round of 71.

Only the top three individuals not on a state qualifying team advance to the state tournament and, as medalist, Anderson claimed one of those three spots. The other two players making the cut were Reed Gritton of Mercer County who shot a 73 and Colten Wilson of Boyle County who shot a 75.