Golf

Academy sweep Class 4A golf titles, Hobbs and Piedra Vista win 5A

Academy sweep Class 4A golf titles, Hobbs and Piedra Vista win 5A

The week has started well for the Academy Chargers. The school swept the Class 4A team titles of the boys and girls state golf championship Monday. Tay Hwang fired a 4 under 68 to help lead Academy. As a team Academy’s 297 team total edged out Lovington’s 301. Hwang fired one of the lowest rounds of the day. He had company.

Belen freshman Grady Cox also had a round of 4 under 68, forcing a playoff to decide an individual champion. Youth was served as Cox defeated Hwang in a three-hole playoff. Youth was also served on the girl’s side of the course as a pair of Albuquerque Academy 8th graders finished tied at after a round of 69 in regulation. Callia Ward and Anya Parasher are teammates who battled for the individual title in a three-hole playoff. Parasher prevailed to finish first. As a team Academy finished first with a 312 total followed by rival St. Pius 322 total.

In class 5A, Jackson Raines fired a round of 2 under 70 to lead the Hobbs Eagles to the team title at 290. Piedra Vista finished second with a score of 301. Piedra Vista’s Quinn Yost won the individual title with a 5 under 67. On the girl’s side, Alex Armendariz had the low round of 1 under 71 to win the individual title. Piedra Vista won the team title with a score of 328. La Cueva was second at 337.

Related posts

High school sports have way to return

School Sports

Rachel Heck describes rise from Memphis high school star to NCAA golf champion as Stanford freshman

School Sports

The best discount golf shoes—from Nike, Adidas, Puma, and more—ahead of summer

School Sports

Leave a Comment