Rhea County Golf wins over Rockwood

Rhea County High School's Russell Green looks over put at Dayton Golf and County Club.(Photo:GaryBolden/RheaReview)

Russell Green with 38 to lead the Eagles: Lady Eagles split two matches

August 10, 2017

Dayton, TN — Rhea County Golf boys won on Thursday over Rockwood with Russell Green’s 38 leading the way, to push their season record to 2-1. Girls’ team lost to very hot Sale Creek team that shot a 77 – 9 hole total with Hannah Holland shooting a blistering 33. Lady Eagles fall did pick up win against Rockwood to put record at 2-1.

Rhea County’s team score was 164 with C.J Smith 41, Jackson Lytle 42 and Kevin Rothwell 43, all clustered very close together in scores.  Rockwood shot a 174 total with Colton Knucklses leading way with 41 and Eli Everhart and Colby Robbins each scoring 43 scores and Cole Lawson coming in with 47 to complete the scoring. Lesley Green carded a 46 and C.J. Sneed a 48 for the Lady Eagles 94 total, while Ashley Holland scored a 44 to go with Hannah’s 33 for 77 overall score.

Boys tee it up at Cumberland County High School invite on Monday and girls return to action on the 17th vs Cumberland County High School and Hixson. The Lady Eagles picked up a win on the day with win over Rockwood, who had one golfer playing today and Madison McDonald scored a 64.

Coach Nathan Talley said, “Back to back wins for the boys team! I’m happy with the last two matches vs Harriman high(last match) and Rockwood High. Rockwood always gives us a great match. It feels good to get a win over them today. Conditions were wet out on the course today, but our teams dealt with the conditions well. I’m glad to see Russell Green bounce back with a medalist round of 38.   Senior C.J. Smith had one of his best matches today against Rockwood with a 41(second best score on the day).

“Our girls team ran into a buzz saw today.  Sale Creek girls team is solid.  Lesely lead us with a season best 46 and C.J. Sneed shot a 48.  I think those scores will fare well as the season moves along for our girls team.”



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