War Hawk Golf beats DA to qualify for State
by Cindy Crosby | April 26, 2016 9:40 am
The Colleton Prep War Hawk Golf team took care of business on the greens, beating Dorchester Academy by one, to earn a spot in the 2016 SCISA Class A State Golf Tournament being held at General Hackler Course at Coastal Carolina University. CPA began play on Monday, April 25 in the two-day state tournament.
At the end of Monday, the War Hawks were ninth in the standings: John Paul II (336), Charleston Collegiate (365), Newberry (377), Patrick Henry (377), Northside (386), Mead Hall (405), Dorchester (406), Lowcountry Prep (409), Colleton Prep (416), Cambridge (447) and Wardlaw (449).
The War Hawks have had a busy couple of weeks prior to their trip to the state tournament. On Tuesday, April 5 they competed against Holly Hill (away). Josh Crosby had the low score for the War Hawks, shooting a 45. They would fall to the Raider’s 195-207.
At home on Dogwood Hills Golf Course on Thursday, April 7, the Hawks hosted the Thomas Heyward Rebels. Shooting their lowest score of the season so far, Colleton would get the win 179-200. Jake Burttram shot a 42 on the day to capture the leaderboard, with Josh Crosby shooting a 44.
Against the Orangeburg Prep Indians, the Hawks would lose 173-190 on their home course. Josh Crosby and Jake Burttram both shot 44 on the day. Other War Hawk scoring included Hayden Murdaugh (50), Connor McMillan (52), Jesse Murdaugh (53) and Jude Blubaugh (54).
In the match against Dorchester Academy that determined their trip to state, the Hawks were able to push the table in their favor, 192-193. Josh Crosby held the leaderboard spot shooting 45 on the afternoon. Other counting War Hawk scores included: Burttram (47), Murdaugh (49) and McMillan (51).