Chamblee Lady Bulldogs clinch golf state tournament berth

After finishing fourth in the Area 3-5A Tournament in April, the Chamblee Lady Bulldogs golf team headed to the Class 5A Girls Sectional in Cartersville on May 2 and qualified for the Class 5A Girls’ State Tournament.

The Lady Bulldogs were led by a pair of top 15 individual performances and shot a 320-team total to edge out Wayne County (321) and Greenbrier (322) for the final slot in the state tournament.

Olivia Li led the way finishing seventh in the individual standings with her 97. Li’s sister Sophia Li finished at No. 11 with a score of 101. Julia Mansour put up a 122 to tie for 23rd which sealed the state tournament berth for Chamblee. Deeksha Khaana was in a tie for 27th with a 124, and Trinity Walls shot a 129 to finish 30th.

Chamblee finished fourth behind Greenbrier by 11 strokes at the area tournament.

The Lady Bulldogs will travel to Blackshear to play in the Class 5A Girls’ State Tournament on May 16-17 at Okefenokee Country Club.

CLASS 7A BOYS SECTIONAL

The Dunwoody Wildcats came up short of qualifying for the Class 7A Boys’ State Tournament as they finished fifth in the Class 7A Boys’ Sectional Tournament at Valdosta with a team total of 321.

Braedon Rice led the way for the Wildcats with team best 75 on the day. Ross Ackaway followed with a 76 along with Caden Smith (83), Josh Dwoskin (87) and Bradley Stone (88).

Class 5A Girls Tournament Team Standings:

No. 1 Woodward 277, No. 2 Northside-Columbus 279, No. 3 Ola 292, No. 4 Chamblee 320, No. 5 Wayne County 321, No. 6 Greenbrier 322, No. 7 Villa Rice 355.

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