Edmonson Voice Athletic Staff
ECHS Golf opened up the season against Grayson County Tuesday at Cave Valley Golf Club. Grayson brought 10 boys and 4 girls to match up with EC’s 6 boys and 3 girls.
Senior Hunter Buttram led the Wildcats and all players with a low score of 33. Assistant Coach Granville Meredith who was filling in for Head Coach Ed Nunnelee, who had to be away, said the team is very young and has struggled a bit so far, but is confident they will get better with time and practice. “The guys need to work on their game and keep getting better," Meredith said. "This is the first match of the season and it didn't go like we wanted, but we'll simply put it behind us and move on to the next one.” ECHS lost the match 205 to 160.
The Lady Cat team consisting of Kayla Meredith, Jhonna Basil and Paige Glass then faced off against The Lady Cougars. Meredith, who was coming off a big week led the Lady Cats with the low score of 37. “I had a few mistakes and dropped some strokes but overall it was a good match,” she said. Coach Meredith said that Basil, a golf first-year senior played well. He said, “I was pleased with Jhonna's play today, but of course, first match nerves will play a factor and mistakes will be made-- but there's certainly nothing to be disappointed about.”
The Lady Cats came out on top on the scorecards 95 to 96, but unfortunately, ECHS didn't have 4 team members, the amount necessary to qualify for an official "team", so technically, the match didn't count.
The next match is this afternoon (Thurs, 8/13) against Warren Central at home at the Cave Valley Golf Club.