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Originally published: 2013-04-17 11:12:47
Last modified: 2013-04-17 11:12:47

Vikings spring sports roundup

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Vikings golf shoots low at Hendersonville for another match victory
Avery High School men's golf continues to make forward progress during the spring season, winning another conference golf match last week at Hendersonville Golf Club.
AHS shot a team low-score of 337, a whopping 36 strokes better than its closest competitor, Hendersonville. Owen finished third in the match with a score of 379, while Mitchell finished fourth with a score of 384.Individual low-scorer at the match was Vikings junior Chance Watson, who fired an 18-hole score of 79.
"I'm really proud of our whole team," Avery head golf coach Phil Leaman said. "Of 46 total players in the tournament, only eight players broke 90. Five of those eight were from Avery."
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