The Rebels were the only squad to post four scores in the 70s on the way to capturing the Big 8 Conference crown Monday. South posted a winning score of 304, besting runner-up Science Hill (310) by six shots.
Dobyns-Bennett (316) finished third and Tennessee High (318) fourth.
The Indians’ Blake Blizzard used a birdie barrage to offset some putting woes and was the only player on the boys’ side under par. Blizzard’s 2-under 70 gave him a three-shot victory over Science Hill’s Zach Botts (73).
In the girls’ tournament, Lacie York sank a 7-foot birdie putt on the third playoff hole to slip by Science Hill’s Madison Alexander. The pair, who played together all day, each posted a 2-under 70 in regulation before settling the issue in the playoff.
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