Golf finishes first at Sapphire, Sequoyah
The Swain County High School golf team traveled to Sapphire National on Thursday, March 28 to play against Blue Ridge, Rosman, Cherokee and Highlands. The team finished first with a 186, second Highlands 191, and third Blue Ridge 198. Leading the Devils was junior Isaac Baker with a 42. senior Nick Dole was one shot behind him with a 43. Rounding out the top four was sophomore Ashton Buchanan with a 50 and junior TJ Shuler with a 51.
Then the team played at home at Sequoyah National. Once again, the young golf team placed first with a team score of 184. Cherokee placed second with a 188 and third was Murphy with a 189. Setting the pace for the team was Isaac Baker with another 42. Placing second on the team and shooting his lowest round of the season was TJ Shuler with a 44. Ashton Buchanan and Joe Eagleman both finished the day with a 49. The team will travel to The Ridges on Thursday. Tee time is at 3:30 pm.