The season’s first outing for the Houston High School golf team resulted in victory, as the co-ed Tigers topped a 5-team field at a 9-hole match on Tuesday of last week at Spring Creek Golf Club at Salem.
Houston posted a 5-player score of 223, while Licking was close behind at 226. Salem was next at 233, while Cabool totaled 242 and Steelville posted a 244.
HHS senior Colton Stewart took first in the individual standings with a 7-over par 43. Senior Josh Haden shot 56 for the Tigers, while junior Brady Brookshire carded a 59, junior Phoenix Amick came in at 65 and sophomore Madison Thomas shot 77.
Houston players teed it up again Thursday at Randel-Hinkle Municipal Golf Course in Mountain Grove.
The host Panthers posted the lowest team score at 205, followed by Willow Springs at 209, Salem with a 211, Houston at 214 and Ava at 226.
Mountain Grove junior Bradley Henry and Willow Springs freshman Holt McGinnis tied atop the individual standings at 8-over par 44 over 9 holes, while Stewart was third at 46.
The rest of Houston’s individual scores were not available.
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