Ashburn, VA (September 29, 2016) – Brambleton Golf Club hosted the 2016 VHSL Region 5A North Golf Championship on a rain soaked Wednesday, September 28th.
The tournament featured teams from Altee, Briar Woods, Halifax, Massaponax, North Stafford, Wakefield, Thomas Jefferson, and Tuscarora; in addition to individual competitors from Albemarle, Broad Run, Brook Point, Edison, J.E.B. Stuart, Marshall, Mountain View, Patrick Henry, Potomac Falls, and Stone Bridge.
By day’s end, it was the Tuscarora Huskies that claimed first place honors with a combined team score of 310. The Huskies were led by freshman Michael Brennan, who not only claimed low medalist honors at the Conference 14 Championship, but put forth an encore performance with a Region 5A North Championship low of 71. Also scoring for the Huskies were Jeremy Siu (79), Brian Love (79), and J.R. Poole (81).
Tuscarora edged out second place finisher, the Halifax Comets by 1-stroke. Scoring for the Comets were Chandler Bridgers (75), Matthew Ratliff (78), Kaleb Cole (78), and James Binner (80). Both Tuscarora and Halifax advance to the VHSL 5A State Championship for team and individual competition taking place October 10-11 at the Magnolia Green Golf Club, Moseley, VA.
The Briar Woods Falcons placed 4th with a team score of 325. Scoring for the Falcons were Skyler Sload (72), Patrick Gilbride (79), Cam Audi (89), and Ammen Akram (91).
After claiming 3rd place low medalist honors at the Conference 14 Championship, Briar Wood’s Skylar Sload elevated her play and claimed 2nd place individual low medalist honors with a score of 72. Sload’s stellar play propelled her to the VHSL Girls Open State Championship taking place October 24-25 at the International Country Club, Fairfax, VA.
310 – Tuscarora
311 – Halifax
313 – Atlee
325 – Briar Woods
328 – Massaponax
333 – Thomas Jefferson
345 – Wakefield
363 – North Stafford