Reporter Staff Report
Glen Rose has been busy on the links this month, competing in numerous area tournaments.
The Tigers, led by Austin Jordan and Hunter Blanks, placed fourth at Squaw Valley on March 10, first in the Iredell tournament on March 16 and fourth out of 21 teams in the China Spring tournament on March 23.
At Squaw Valley, Jordan tied for second individually with a round of 71, while Blanks completed the course in 78 strokes. Bryce Greer shot a round of 82, Shane Washburn finished in 85, Tanner Tongate took 88 swings, Blaine Lamb finished in 95 and Patrick Magee used 100 strokes.
Blanks was the individual champ in the Iredell event, while the team's winning score was 299. Blanks shot 71 in the win, while Jordan was third with a 73. Greer, Tongate and Washburn all cracked the top 10 with rounds of 77, 78 and 82, respectively, while Lamb shot an 86 and Magee came in at 99. Only the top four scores count toward the team standings.
In China Spring, Jordan tied for second out of 121 golfers with a 78, and the Tigers scored a 337 overall. Other scores counting toward the team card included Blanks' round of 82 that landed him in the top 20, Washburn's round of 86 and Tongate's 91. Lamb's 79 wasn't part of the team scoring as he competed as an individual medalist and placed fifth. Greer shot a 92, while Magee finished at 110.
In girls play at Squaw Valley, Chelsey McNally completed the course in 93 strokes, making her the only Lady Tiger to break 100. Mercedes Pagnano finished in 124, Morgan Bruce shot a 130, Kellie Olinick used 132 strokes and Savannah Hulsey came in at 137.
In Gatesville on March 24, McNally shot a 97, Hulsey finished in 117, Olinick took 126 strokes and Bruce finished in 137.