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Paulding prep golfers end seasons
by E. Marcel Pourtout
mpourtout@neighbornewspapers.com
May 28, 2014 11:04 AM | 727 views | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Staff / E. Marcel Pourtout<br>From left, North Paulding golfers Peyton Hendon and Caitlyn Brady at Governor’s Towne Club in Acworth during practice earlier this season.
Staff / E. Marcel Pourtout
From left, North Paulding golfers Peyton Hendon and Caitlyn Brady at Governor’s Towne Club in Acworth during practice earlier this season.
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The Georgia High School Association concluded its golf season with the State Championships May 19 at various courses throughout southern Georgia. Several Paulding County golfers and teams participated in the competitions within Class 5A.

South Paulding entered the boys’ team event at the Bartram Trail Golf Club in Evans after winning its region tournament earlier in the season. Greenbriar won the team event with the Spartans placing 14th.

South Paulding’s Henry Gee finished tied for eighth in the individual standings. The senior shot an even-par round of 72. Other South Paulding golfers who individually placed in the top 100 included Tyler Adkins, Timmy Howes, Jake Oglesby, Brady Carman and Jake Gray. Hunter Dunagan of Lakeside, Evans finished first in the boys’ competition.

“We played pretty good and it was a nice course that played difficult,” South Paulding head coach Trey Donaldson said. “I think we played well for our first time being there and it was a great experience.”

North Paulding’s Ryan Woolard finished 37th individually while Michael Brown of East Paulding placed 66th.

The girls’ competition was hosted at the Jones Creek Golf Course in Augusta.

North Paulding earned its spot in the team competition after winning its region championship as well. The Wolfpack finished 16th in the team competition which was won by Cambridge. Peyton Hendon placed the highest in the individual standings among her Wolfpack teammates, finishing 44th. Caroline Connelly and Caitlyn Brady finished in the top 65. Cambridge’s Sabrina Long finished first in the girls’ event.

“While the golfers didn’t perform their best, it was a great experience for all of them,” North Paulding head coach David Hines said. “I’m very proud of their accomplishments and all of the hard work they’ve put in.”

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