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Boys Golf Wins Sectional Match to Advance to State; Girls’ Heidi Park Qualifies for State

AUGUSTA, Ga. – After finishing in the top-4 at the GHSA Area 1 Golf Match on Monday, April 22, the First Presbyterian Day School boys and girls golf teams needed just one more top-4 finish at Sectionals for a chance to play for a state championship.

The boys golf team did just that and beyond, winning he GHSA Sectional Match at Forest Hills on Monday, May 6, shooting a season-low 296 to earn an entry into the State Match.

The Vikings were led by senior Brooks Stroud, who fired a 71 (-1) in the 18-hole event. Senior Conner Albright finished with a 74 (+2), sophomore Brantley Wilson shot a 75 (+3) and sophomore Dalton Taylor signed his scorecard with a 76 (+5).

Freshman Charles Stroud completed the round with an 80 (+8) while senior Kaleb Fuller was in the clubhouse at +14 (86), respectively.

In the girls match across town at Goshen Plantation, the Lady Vikings competed in its sectional match for a chance to go to the state tournament.

FPD fell short of finishing in the top-4, but senior Heidi Park individually qualified for a chance to play in the State Match, shooting a 93 on the day.

The Viking golf teams will return to the links one final time this season, traveling to Savannah for the GHSA Class A State Tournament on Monday, May 20 at Savannah Quarters Country Club.

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.