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South girls capture state golf title, boys finish second

October 2nd, 2013 6:54 pm by Pat Kenney

South girls capture state golf title, boys finish second

MANCHESTER — The Sullivan South girls shot a final-round 159 for a two-day total of 315 and captured the TSSAA Class A-AA state golf championship held at WillowBrook Golf Club in Manchester on Wednesday.

The South boys, rallied in the final round but came up just short. Alcoa beat the Rebels 591-608.

Allyson Dunn finished second individually among the girls with a 152 (75-77) and Taylor White tied for 15th at 168 (81-87).

Kaitlyn Grills rebounded from an opening-round 100 with a final-round 82. Combined with Dunn’s 77, Grills’ score proved to be the difference, propelling the Lady Rebels to victory. Grills finished tied for 28th with a total score of 182.

The Rebels’ Cayman Ratliff was eighth individually with a 145 (74-71) and teammate Tanner Hall was 16th with a 152 (79-73). 

South was in third place going into the final round and put on a furious rally to vault into second place.

Read more of this story in Thursday's print edition of the Times-News or the expanded electronic edition. 


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