The Long County Blue Tide golf season is in full swing as they look to get back to the state meet for the first time in three years. On Thursday, March 9, they traveled down to Waycross to compete in a foursome match against Brantley County, Charlton County, and Appling County.
The boys won their match, shooting 197 against the Pirates’ 201, Herons’ 230 and Indians’ 239. Sophomore Rence Skipper was the low medalist for the match with a 46 while Aden Hunter and Tyler Barton both shot 49 for the boys.
They are now 6-1 on the season and have not lost since their second match of the season, a three-stroke loss to Tattnall County.
The girls suffered their first loss of the season as they finished second in the foursome. The Lady Tide shot a 180 against Appling’s 169. They beat the Indians’ score of 185 and the Herons’ 216.
Junior Savannah Wells was the low scorer for the Lady Tide with a 58 and was fourth in individual scores. Briana Copes shot a 59 for the Lady Tide.
The Lady Tide are now 6-1 on the season as well.
Both golf teams will take on the Charlton County Indians at Folkston Golf Course on Tuesday, March 14.