By Staff Reports
Defending champions Dunwoody Wildcats and Lakeside Lady Vikings kept their DCSD County Golf Championship titles with victories at Mystery Valley Golf Club on Thursday.
The Wildcats combined for a team score of 328 to roll past Chamblee (411), Lakeside (413), Stephenson (453), Druid Hills (470), Arabia Mountain (484) and Tucker (525).
Senior Jack Kerdasha led the way for the Wildcats with his low medalist score of 78 (41-37) as the Wildcats had five of the Top 6 scores on the day.
Senior Christian Glass was second with a round of 80 (39-41) followed by Jackson Perry and Albert Rice both coming in at 85. Sophomore Jackson Ceo came in sixth with an 88.
Arabia Mountain’s Torrance Allen, a senior, took fifth overall with an 86 (44-42).
Coach Kurt Koeplin’s Chamblee Bulldogs were the runners-up for a second consecutive year as sophomore Alejandro Salinas shot a 99 as the last Bulldog on the course to clinch the two-stroke advantage over Lakeside.
Tucker junior Carson Cooper was seventh with his round of 93 while Druid Hills freshman Davis Hall, Lakeside senior Austin Garlow and Stone Mountain senior Micah Ashe rounded out the Top 10 all tied at 95.
Dunwoody made it 11 consecutive years atop the Championships standings, including a tie with Arabia Mountain in 2014, and gave Coach Doug Friedlander his 12th title. It is also Dunwoody’s 17th title overall.
Coach Robert Bokelman’s Lakeside Lady Vikings made it a repeat title with a team total of 195 against Arabia Mountain (243), Chamblee (263), Dunwoody (271) and Tucker (288).
Senior Kaylee Cornelius put together a round of 89 (46-43) for a 10-stroke win over Arabia Mountain junior Miracle Goolsby (99).
Druid Hills junior Hailey Alexander took third with her score of 100 (48-52) with Lithonia Junior Kayla Humes in fourth at 101 (53-48).
Fifth place went to Jayla Cornelius via a card playoff as her and teammate Ivy Saddler tied at 106 on the day.
Chamblee freshman Olivia Li finished seventh with a 119 and Dunwoody junior Gabby Lowe was eighth with a 127.
Lakeside’s title moved the Lady Vikings into a tie with Dunwoody with six titles each. Chamblee owns the only other title in the history of the tournament winning in 2006. Arabia Mountain matched its best finish as the Lady Rams finished second for the third time.