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Tide golfers headed to state

By CURTIS ROCKWELL

Item Sports Editor

Picayune took second place in the Division 8—4A golf tournament that took place Monday at the Diamondhead Country Club.

Stone High won the event with a score of 328, and the Maroon Tide finished second with a score of 347. Both Stone and Picayune qualified for the state tournament with their top two finishes. The state tourney takes place May 12-13 at River Birch Golf Club in Amory.

For Picayune, Josh Guidry fired an 80 to finish second in the individual play and make the All-Division 8-4A team, while Jamal Thompson (89), Jeremy Roberts (89), Vince Leleux (89) and Sean Thompson (93) rounded out the Picayune scoring.

Pearl River Central placed third with a 350 score. Stone’s Drew Seal was the individual medalist with a round of 79.

• The Maroon Tide warmed up for the division tourney by winning a meet at The Oaks Golf Course in Pass Christian last week. Picayune finished with a 338 to take the win, pced by low meadlist Jamal Thompson who fired a 73. It was Thompson’s second medalist title of the season. Sean Thompson (84), Jeremy Roberts (86) Andrew Barr (95) and Vince Leleux (98) rounded out the Picayune scoring