Musketeer boys take 3rd at state

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From Staff Reports

The Richmond Academy boys fell short in their bid for their first state championship since 2008, finishing third in the Class AAA tournament on Monday in Gainesville, Ga.

The Musketeers totaled 300, which matched North Hall's score, but Richmond Academy lost in a second-place playoff at Chattahoochee Golf Course.

"We didn't play well top to bottom," coach Ken Johnson said. "We had to have all of our heavy-hitters playing well. They are already talking about next year."

Richmond's Greyson Sigg shot 69 and was second individually.

Columbus had 293 to win the crown. Columbus' Jimmy Beck (68) captured the individual crown.

Westside (317) was 11th. Davis Parker (72) tied for seventh for the Patriots.

The Richmond Academy girls finished ninth. Franklin County won the girls crown.

CLASS AAAA

In Columbus, Ga., Cody Shafer carded 1-under-par 71 to help the Greenbrier boys take fifth place at Maple Ridge Golf Club. Shafer tied for sixth individually.

Michael Hines, of Kell, shot 67 to earn medalist honors. Glynn Academy, led by Zach Hartman's 68, won the team championship.

CLASS A

In Columbus, Ga., the Aquinas boys took sixth place at Green Island Country Club, led by John Christian Whyte's 77. The Fighting Irish totaled 323.

Brookestone, carried by Robert Mize (69), son of Augusta native and former Masters Tournament champ Larry Mize, won with 298.

Lincoln County (367) was 15th.

The Aquinas girls (291) took 15th at Bull Creek Golf and Country Club. Glascock County (288) finished in 14th.


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