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R-H golf improves to 8-1

The varsity golf team for Randolph-Henry High School (R-H) went 3-0 across two recent matches to push its overall record this season to 8-1 heading into its Tuesday, March 23, match in Farmville.

“We have been playing well the last couple of weeks,” Randolph-Henry Assistant Coach Eddie Pyle said Monday, March 22.

On Monday, the Statesmen defeated Amelia County High School 163-216 at Briery Country Club.

Leading the way for R-H was senior Brenden Francisco, who shot a nine-hole 37. Sophomore Lindsey Towery shot a 41, senior Jordan Colbert produced a 42, and senior Caleb Shook shot a 43.

On Wednesday, March 17, the Statesmen recorded a team score of 175, easily outpacing Goochland High School’s 169 and Central Lunenburg High School’s 229 at Lunenburg Country Club.

Francisco shot a 40, Shook had a round of 44, freshman Bryson Francisco shot a 45, and freshman Danner Allen added a 46.

“We are hoping for a strong finish to the not-so-regular golf season this year,” Pyle said. “We will finish our regular season on March 25th at Amelia Country Club.”

He noted the James River District Tournament will be held Wednesday, March 31, at Briery Country Club.