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Boys Golf Takes Second, Girls Fourth at Area Tournament in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ga. – The First Presbyterian Day School boys and girls golf teams competed in the GHSA Class A Private School Area Tournament on Monday, April 22.

In the boys match, the Vikings took second in the 18-hole match at Green Island Country Club. FPD shot a team score of 312, finishing just 18 stroked behind last year’s state champion Brookstone.

Senior Conner Albright led the Vikings, posting a 73 (+2) and earning a spot on the All-Area Team by finished third overall. Sophomore Dalton Taylor finished with a 77 (+6) and was also named All-Area coming in sixth place on the day.

In the girls match at Maple Ridge Country Club, the Lady Vikings posted a fourth place finish with a team score of 237.

Senior Heidi Park posted a 102 and was named All-Area, coming in fourth place overall.

Both FPD golf teams advance to the GHSA Area Sectionals in Augusta on Monday, May 6. Tee times will be announced at a later date on www.fpdvikings.com

The First Presbyterian Day School Department of Athletics, home to multiple region and state championships in both the GISA and GHSA, strives to build the student athlete both in the playing arena and the classroom while continuing to educate and equip students to change the world for God’s glory. Now a member of the GHSA, the Vikings have continued to provide FPD athletes, coaches, fans and spectators a positive, Christian environment on a daily basis. For more information, visit www.fpdvikings.com and sign up for up-to-the-minute news and scores by visiting www.twitter.com/FPDVikingSports.

BOX SCORES:

Monday, April 22, 2013

 

Boys Golf – GHSA Area 1 Tournament at Green Island Country Club (Columbus, Ga.)

Team Scores: Brookstone 294, FPD 312, Aquinas 323, Savannah Christian 327, Calvary Day 360, Savannah Country Day 374, Pacelli 514.

Medalist: John Christian Whyte (Aquinas) 67.

FPD: Conner Albright 73, Dalton Taylor 77, Brantley Wilson 80, Charles Stround 82.

Next: GHSA Class A Sectionals, May 6 at Forest Hills (Augusta).

 

Girls Golf – GHSA Area 1 Tournament at Maple Ridge Country Club (Columbus, Ga.)

Team Scores: Brookstone 167, Savannah Christian 226, Pacelli 230, FPD 237.

Medalist: Sydney Weaver (Brookstone) 79.

FPD: Heidi Park 102, Nancy Berkner 135.

Next: GHSA Class A Sectionals, May 6 at Forest Hills (Augusta).