PCHS Golf Team Placed 4th

David Smith watches the ball after teeing off


 Jalen Hagwood prepares to take his swing

The Patrick County Varsity Golf Team travelled to Hot Springs, Virginia, to play on the Old Course at the Homestead on October 1 for the Region C Tournament. The Cougars placed 4thout of nine teams with a score of 359. Giles won the match with a score of 334, Radford was 2nd with a 336, Floyd came in 3rd with a 351, Chatham was 5th with a 375, 6th place was Appomattox with a 375, Dan River came in 7th with a 382, Fort Chiswell was 8th with a 386, and Gretna finished last with a 390. Wesley Roberson was the top scorer for the Cougars, shooting an 85. Jalen Hagwood shot an 87, David Smith shot a 90, and Taylor Swails finished with a 97. Coach Phillip Steagall said, “We played well on a course we had never been on. A few shots here and there can always make a difference in post-season play, I am proud of all our players for the progress they have made this year and am looking forward to seeing them return next year.”