There are a few new names moving up or into the latest top-10 poll released by the South Carolina High School Golf Coaches.
The top teams in each category are the same.
Boiling Springs added a pair of wins to their resume since the last ranking and the Bulldogs lead the AAAAA poll.
AC Flora continues to lead the AAAA ranking. The Falcons won the Anderson Brothers Bank Invitational by finishing in front of Oceanside and Trinity from SCISA.
In the AAA poll Bishop England holds the top spot again with Oceanside and Woodruff staying in the top-3.
Christ Church is a fixture at the top of the AA-A poll with Southside Christian and Central Pageland remaining in the top-3.
There are some new teams in each classification’s top-10.
In AAAAA Fort Mill is getting attention after its recent win at the Fleisher Tournament. The Yellow Jackets topped a field that included Boiling Springs and has moved up to third in the ranking.
South Aiken jumped into the AAAA poll and is in a tie for 5th place with North Augusta. Easley also is ranked for the first time this year. The Green Wave is eighth.
The AAA Poll saw the fewest changes with the same teams shuffling spots in the middle of the top-10.
Southside Christian trails only Christ Church in the AA-A poll. The Sabres second place finish, just one shot behind the second ranked AAA team from Oceanside at the Aynor Blue Jacket tournament and an earlier win at the Viking in Greenwood could make the AA-A tournament interesting.
High School teams will be completing their regular seasons in the next week.
The Spartanburg County High School championship has been rescheduled for Monday, April 26th at Woodfin Ridge in Boiling Springs.
The tournament is another chance for Boiling Springs and Dorman, the top-2 AAAAA teams to test each other. The Bulldogs have nipped the Cavaliers in two tournaments this year winning by 1-shot in each.
In addition to two very good teams the championship will include golfers who have been medalist in high school events. Dorman’s Nathan Franks has a pair of wins as does Andrew Gregory from Boiling Springs. Spartanburg’s Drew Harrill also has a win to his credit this spring.
The last big tournament before regionals and upper and lower state tournaments is the Southern Cross scheduled to be played at the historic Palmetto Golf Club in Aiken on April 30th and May 1st.