• Jacob Adams was the Warriors' low scorer during the Hardaway Invitational, including posting a 72 in the first round of play. (Photo/Mark Turner)
  • Jackson Earwood had the second-lowest total for WCHS, finishing at 165. (Photo/Staci Sulhoff)

Warriors compete with top golf teams at Hardaway tourney

The White County Warriors boys' golf team finished off spring break with a trip to the Hardaway Invitational in Columbus.

The Warriors were one of 26 teams from Georgia and Alabama to compete in the two-day tournament at Bull Creek Golf Course. Mountain Brook, Ala., won the event in impressive style, posting a two-round team total of 572 (4-under par), to win by 15 strokes.

Holy Innocents was second at 587, followed by Rivers Academy, which won the Warrior Invitational two weeks ago in Cleveland, at 589. Hardaway (593), Columbus (606), Auburn, Ala. #2 (610), Auburn, Ala. #1 (611), Brookstone (622) and Marist (623) rounded out the Top 10.

Rivers Academy's David Ford was the low-medalist at 137 (67-70, with Mountain Brook's Reynolds Lambert second at 139 (70-69). Holy Innocents' Cannon Crane (142), and Rivers Academy's Will Morlan (142) and Maxwell Ford (143) made up the Top 5.

The Warriors finished 22nd overall, posting a two-round total of 679 (343-336). Sophomore Jacob Adams got off to a good start, recording a round of 72 on the opening day of play, and finished at 86 in the second round for a team-best 158 total, finishing in tie for 53rd overall.

Adams was one of only 12 players to post a round of 72 or lower during the first round.

Jackson Earwood was next for the Warriors, with a 165 total (84-81), while Daniel Rowland finished at 177 (91-86). Toby Turner totaled 179 (96-83) and Jackson Rowland finished at 183 (97-86) to round out the Warriors' lineup.

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