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Auburn High girls golf team wins sectional tournament, advances to sub-state
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Auburn High girls golf team wins sectional tournament, advances to sub-state

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The Auburn High girls golf team won the sectional tournament in Phenix City. From left: Coach Adam Byrd, Hannah Halverson, Abbey Crowe, Morgan Jones, Kate Ha, Lilli Wellbaum, Esha Gupta, and Reagan Arnold.

The Auburn High girls golf team won the sectional tournament on Tuesday, topping the field in Phenix City and advancing on to sub-state.

Auburn High’s Morgan Jones won Low Medalist after firing a two-under 70. The Tigers carded a 230 as a team.

Auburn High advances to sub-state next week where it’ll play of a berth in the Class 7A state championship tournament.

Auburn High’s 230 won Class 7A Section 2, while Enterprise finished in second place with a score of 301 at Lakewood Country Club in Phenix City — in front of Smiths Station and Prattville. Auburn High and Enterprise will advance to sub-state to compete against Fairhope and Mary G. Montgomery at Rock Creek Golf Course in Mobile. The top two teams and top two individuals from each non-qualifying team advance.

Auburn High’s Hannah Halverson also qualified for sub-state as an individual medalist, carding a 96.

Jones earned Low Medalist at sectionals for the third time in a row. Auburn High won in the sectional round for the fourth consecutive year.

Kate Ha fired Auburn High’s second-lowest score with a 77.

Opposite Auburn High, Enterprise, Fairhope and Mary G. Montgomery, the north sub-state tournament will feature Hewitt-Trussville, Spain Park, Huntsville and James Clemens. The advancing teams will compete in the state tournament at Magnolia Grove in Mobile starting May 10.

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