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Lady Vikings golf team wins Coweta Cup


  • By Rebecca Leftwich
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  • Apr. 21, 2017 - 12:30 AM

Lady Vikings golf team wins Coweta Cup

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Members of the Northgate Lady Vikings golf team pose after winning the Coweta Cup on Wednesday. This year’s team includes Lindsey Dull, Michelle McGrath, Payton Gaston and Maddie Hart. The Lady Vikings are coached by Wes Hardin.

The Northgate Lady Vikings golf team rolled to a 25-stroke victory over second-place Newnan Wednesday afternoon to capture the 2017 Coweta Cup.

In the 18-hole tournament held at White Oak Country Club, Northgate shot a 260, while Newnan finished its round with a 285. East Coweta lost its battle for second place, finishing three strokes behind the Lady Cougars with as 288.

Individual honors came down to a close battle between Newnan’s Courtney Lewis and Northgate’s Lindsey Dull.

In the end, Lewis won low medalist honors after shooting a 77, one stroke better than Dull, who ended her round with a 78.

The Lady Vikings captured the county honors behind the effort of Michelle McGrath who shot an 82. Payton Gaston helped the Lady Vikings’ effort with a 100.

For Newnan, McKenzie Teal finished with a 99, while Mason Kendrick added a 109.

East Coweta Autumn Brown turned in the Lady Indians’ lowest score with an 87, and Emma Dietz shot a 91.

All three squads will participate in the state tournament next month.