It was a solid performance for the Tullahoma High School girls golf team when it took part in the Cookeville Invitational at Cookeville Country Club on Monday.
As a team, the Lady Wildcats combined to place second out of the 10 teams competing in Cookeville. The Lady Wildcats combined to tally an overall score of 158 on the day.
First place went to Cleveland, as the team put up a 148. Bradley Central rounded out the top three teams on the days, finishing third with a score of 169.
Tullahoma was led by Mallory TeVrucht, who carded a 74, which was the third lowest individual score on the girls side. Ava Catherine Banks added an 84 for the Lady Wildcats.
In high school girls golf, the top two scorers determine a team’s overall final score. Grae Hicks also shot for the Lady Wildcats, putting up an 89, however, her performance did not factor into Tullahoma’s final tally.
While it was a solid day for the Lady Wildcats, the THS boys team struggled a bit during its performance. The Wildcats finished tied for 12th on the day, out of 14 teams competing in the tournament.
First place went to Cookeville on the boys side, after combining to put up a 298. Cumberland County took second place at 315, while Walker Valley rounded out the top three teams with an overall score of 318.
As a team, Tullahoma combined to score a 362 in Cookeville. The Wildcats were led by Andrew Cardosi, who carded a 77 in his 18-hole effort. According to THS Golf Coach Barry Bishop, Cardosi, showed perseverance during the tournament. After putting up a 44 on the front nine, Cardosi went on to put up a 33 in the final nine holes.
Chase Wiley went on to add an 86 for Tullahoma, while Sebi Aguirre scored an 87 and Isaac Lynch added a 112.
Both Tullahoma teams were scheduled to travel to Shelbyville on Tuesday for a nine-hole matchup at Riverbend Country Club. As of press time, the results of those matchups were unavailable.
On Monday, both THS teams are scheduled to head to WillowBrook Golf Club in Manchester for an 18-hole matchup. Tee time is scheduled for 1 p.m.