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Morgan golfers win region meet

Article Date: 
31 August, 2012 (All day)

The Morgan High golf team continued their Region 11 season Aug. 22, at Sky Way golf course in Tremonton. The eight varsity players that qualified for Morgan were: Seniors - McKay Kearsley, Aaron Babbitt and Jake Miles; Juniors - Rhett Ballantyne and Garren Miles; Sophomore - Tanner Jensen and Freshmen - Russell North and Braxton Ovard.
The four top scores count toward the team score.  Leading the way for Morgan was Aaron with a 78.  That put him in a tie for second overall. Next up was Jake with an 80. He tied for seventh place.  McKay had an 81, good for ninth place and Rhett finished the scoring with an 86.    As a team, Morgan placed third with a score of 325 narrowly placing behind Ogden (323) and Bear River (320.)  
Morgan played again Tuesday, Aug. 28, at Stansbury Park golf course in Stansbury Park.  The eight varsity players that qualified for Morgan were: Seniors - McKay Kearsley, Aaron Babbitt and Jake Miles; Juniors - Rhett Ballantyne, Garren Miles, Jake Freestone and Tyson Lindley and Sophomore - Jason Bledsoe.
McKay topped the Morgan golfers with a score of 72.  That placed him second overall.  Garren shot a 77 and tied for third.  Aaron shot a 78, good for a fifth place tie.  Jake rounded out the scoring for Morgan with an 80, which tied him for eighth.  As a team, Morgan broke through and won the team standings for the first time this year with a round of 307.  Stansbury took second on their home course with a score of 314 and Bear River took third with a score of 322.
Morgan plays Thursday, Sept. 6, at Mt. Ogden golf course in Ogden.  Congratulations on the win and good luck next week!