The North All-Stars didn’t loosen their grip on the annual matches with the South All-Stars.
The seniors from the Upstate dominated the final day of play at Stoney Point in Greenwood.
The first round of the match featuring the top 8 golfers from the Upstate versus the Lower State used a modified alternate shot format.
The South won two matches and halved another to take a 2 1/2 to 1 1/2 lead into the afternoon round.
The format for the second round was best ball and the North made a comeback.
The team won three of the four matches to take the lead going into the final round of singles competition.
The North won seven of the eight singles matches. Only Sami Spencer of Carolina Forrest was able to get a win in singles for the South team. Spencer won her match 7&6 and was undefeated in her three rounds of play.
The North was able to claim a convincing victory by the score of 11 1/2 to 3 1/2.
Allyssa Campbell from Clover High School was the only golfer on the North team to go through the event undefeated.
Campbell teamed up with Victoria Hall from Byrnes High School for a win in the alternate shot competition.
Campbell and Sara Smith from York won their best ball match over the team of Katherine Thorne from May River and Madison Branum from River Bluff by a score of 2&1.
Members of the winning North teamincluded, Katie Whitfield – Daniel, Kerrington Lamb – Easley, Victoria Hall – Byrnes, Alyssa Campbell – Clover, Madison Jordan – Pendleton, Sarah Smith – York, Alivia Davis – Walhalla and Amiyah Starnes – York.
The North team was coached by Terry Honeycutt from Hanna and Dillon Barrett from York.
The South team included Grace Zoller – Ashley Ridge, Mary Kate Richardson – Aynor, Sami Spencer – Carolina Forest, Lauren Fix – Fort Dorchester, Hanna Stephenson – Lexington, Kathryn Thorne – May River, Madison Branum – River Bluff and Jordan White – St. James.
The South coaches were Brandon Smith from Lexington and Christine Ronco from Bishop England.
South Carolina Golf Coaches Association President Chip Whitt of Greenwood talks about the support Stoney Point Golf Club contributed to the All-Stars and girls golf in the Palmetto State in the video below.
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