Science Hill boys' golf clinches state tournament berth


The Science Hill boys golf team won the Region 1 Large School tournament Monday in Morristown to grab a spot in next week's state tournament.

The Topper beat second place Tennessee High by 16 strokes. The Vikings Jet Tickle along with and Cherokee's Stephen Owen grabbed two of the three individual qualifiers spots in the tournament.

On the girls side, Cocke County won the regional title. Dobyns-Bennett's Isabella Vanderbiest and Sullivan South's Kara Carter grabbed to of the three qualifying spots.

The Small School State tournament begins Tuesday in Manchester. The North Greene girls and South Greene boys will compete for team titles. Happy Valley's Hannah Younce and North Greene's Zane Potter will try to win individual crowns.