High School Golf

Wren wins Hurricane Invitational

Wren High School won the tournament they hosted at Southern Oaks. The Hurricanes finished nine shots in front of the field for the victory.

The most recent South Carolina High School coaches poll had the Wren Hurricane ranked third among AAAA teams in the state.

Myrtle Beach and Eastside are ranked ahead of Wren, but the Hurricanes are looking like a team to be reckoned with when the state  playoffs begin in a few weeks.

The Hurricanes opened a 14 shot lead after the first round and then held off challenges from Mauldin and Sumter to win their own tournament at Southern Oaks.

Mauldin shot the best round of the tournament posting a 303 total in the second round to move up to second place at Southern Oaks.

Wren jumped out to a big lead by shooting a 311 total in the first round.

The Hurricanes shot a 313 total in the second round to finish at 624 to claim a nine shot victory over the 21 team field.

Mauldin carded the best team round of the tournament.

The Mavericks shot a 303 total to move up to second place. Sumter finished in third place with Eastside in fourth and Lexington finishing in fifth place for the 36 hole event.

Wren’s Brandon Masters shot rounds of 70 and 75 for a 145 total and a six shot win.

Wren’s Brandon Masters made it a sweep of all the top spots for the Hurricanes. Masters claimed medalist honors. The Hurricane golfer shot rounds of 70 and 75 for a 145 total.

Three golfers tied for second place six shots behind Masters. Jackson Whitfield of Pendelton, Ian Faulconer from Mann and Greenville County High School champion Levi Moody from Travelers Rest all finished at 151.

The golfers who earned All-Tournament honors are all golfers to watch when each classification has their state tournament next month.

Masters, Whitfield, Faulconer and Moody led the All-Tournament team. They were joined by  Evans Lewis of Sumter, Skyler McFaddin from Ninety Six, Connor Fahey and Jimmy McCollum from Eastside, Bradley Coultre from Sumter, and Tanner Pilgrim from Wren.

Individual champion Brandon Masters led the All-Tournament team at the Hurricane Invitational.

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