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Michael Hunt of Sweet-water will make his first trip to regionals next week after shooting his best round of the District 4-3A golf tour-nament Tuesday while play-ing on his home course.
After shooting 77s in the first two rounds of the tour-nament, Hunt carded a 74 in his final round â€” which was played at Sweetwater Country Club â€” to finish fourth among district medalists with a 228 total.
The sophomore qualified for regionals by having one of the two lowest scores for a player not on one of the top two teams. He and teammate Mason Andrews, who also shot 74 to finish in eighth place with a 235 total â€” earned all-district honors. The Region I-3A tournament will be played April 14-15 in Lubbock.
Sweetwater, which began the day in fifth place in the team standings, finished in fourth after shooting a 319 â€” its best round of the tournament â€” for a 989 total. The Mustangs traded pla-ces with Monahans, which shot 332 to finish at 991.
Sweetwaterâ€™s other team scores came from Michael Hazard (84-254), Mark Lawrence (87-272) and Jeremy Witt (100-289). In addition, Colton Scott (110-333), Clay Kitchens (116-334) and Josh Procter (114-340) played as medalists.
Big Spring (307-915) won the team title, while Wylie (317-942) took the other regional berth and Snyder (314-972) finished in third place. Big Springâ€™s Tyler Bryan (76-222) was the low district medalist, beating out Jacob Lair of Monahans by four shots.