High school district golf roundup: Ponte Vedra boys, girls cruise to victory

High school district golf roundup: Ponte Vedra boys, girls cruise to victory

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High school district golf roundup: Ponte Vedra boys, girls cruise to victory

The Ponte Vedra High boys golf team began their quest to add to two state records when they won the District 3-2A tournament on Monday at the Fernandina Beach Golf Course by 16 shots over Bishop Kenny. 

The Sharks were led by medalist Camden Smith with a 69. Brock Blais and Rohan Singh both shot 71 and Stefan Ink had a 74.

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Cody Tucker and Evan Raynor of Kenny both shot 70 to tie for second behind Smith. Tanner Millar had a 74 to lead Fernandina Beach to the final team qualifying spot. 

Ponte Vedra, Kenny and Fernandina will play in the Region 1-2A tournament Nov. 1 at the Perdido Bay Golf Club in Pensacola.

The Sharks are going after an eighth overall state championship and a sixth in a row. They already hold both records.

In other boys district tournaments: 

District 2-2A boys: Chase Carroll of Middleburg was the medalist with a 71 and Lake City Columbia finished second in the team standings to Tallahassee Lincoln, at the Country Club of Lake City. Connor Williams led the Tigers with a 78. 

District 4-2A boys: Tocoi Creek's Joey Hage shot 71 to win the individual title and led the Toros to the team championship by four shots over Beachside -- whose four scoring players all shot 77. Luke Splane (74) and David Brothers of St. Augustine (75) advance to the Region 1 tournament at individuals. 

District 3-1A: Keystone Heights won at the Quail Heights Country Club by 23 shots over Mayo Lafayette. The Indians were led by Alexander Addington with a 75). 

District 4-1A: Luke Balaskiewicz won the individual title with a 70 and teammate Dyka Ma tied for second with a 72 as the Bulldogs defeated Episcipal by eight shots at Hidden Hills. Henry Robards shot 72 for the Eagles and Miles Russell of Providence led the Stallions to the third qualifying spot with a 72. 


District 3-3A: Bartram Trail won the team title by 12 shots over Fleming Island, with Lizzie Thompson and Helena Rios both recording 81s. Alyzabeth Morgan of Fleming Island was the medalist with a 78. Nease clinched the third qualifying spot behind Shanya Arasu, who finished second to Morgan with an 80. 

District 3-2A: Nancy Cox shot 70 to lead the Sharks to a 74-shot victory over Stanton at the Fernandina Beach Golf Course. Stella Moritz was second with a 75. Bishop Kenny is the third team qualifier. 

District 4-1A: Bolles won the team title by 33 shots over Episcopal as Violet Robbins won the individual title with a 72, followed by teammate Madison Balaskiewicz with a 75. Sofia Davila led Episcopal with an 83. Providence clinched the third spot in the regionals, led by Emma Wells with an 84. 

District tournaments involving First Coast teams will continue Tuesday and Wednesday. Region 1 tournaments in the three classifications are Oct. 31 and Nov. 1.  

FHSAA district golf results

Top three teams, top three individuals not on those teams advance to regional tournaments 


District 2-2A, at Country Club of Lake City 

Team qualifiers: Tallahassee Lincoln 335, Lake City Columbia 343 (Connor Williams 78, Valin Capen 81, Adyn Petit 86, Trenton Kirby 98), Live Oak Suwannee. Individual area qualifiers: Chase Carroll (Middleburg) 71, Brock Buhnerkemper (Orange Park) 79. 

District 3-2A, at Fernandina Beach Golf Course 

Team qualifiers: Ponte Vedra 285 (Camden Smith 69, Brock Blais 71, Rohan Singh 71, Stefan Ink 74, Carson Brewer 77, Bishop Kenny 301 (Cody Tucker 70, Evan Raynor 70, Michael Saunders 80, Adam Enoch 80, Trey Seeker 86, Fernandina Beach 305 (Tanner Millar 74, Sean Benjamin 75, Noah Reynolds 76, Decah McDaniels 80, Cody Albert 96. Individual area qualifiers: Yuriy Dekalskyy (Riverside) 79, Alex Lymus (Stanton) 79, Bryson Walz (Yulee) 81. 

District 4-2A, at Palatka Golf Club 

Team qualifiers: Tocoi Creek 304 (Joey Hage 71, Carter Abitabilo 75, Jonathan Hoag 75, Cameron Abitabilo 80, Caleb Hobbs 81), Beachside 308 (Jonah Nacional 77, Caiden Lee 77, Nolan Harper 77, Brock Wilson 77, Barton Abstein 82), Matanzas 316. Individual area qualifiers: Luke Splane (St. Augustine) 74, David Brothers (St. Augustine 75). 

District 3-1A, at Quail Heights Country Club 

Team qualifiers: Keystone Heights 323 (Alexander Addington 75, Kenneth Guy 79, Nick Binet 79, Ty Mitzel 87, Shepherd Rozier 101), Mayo Lafayette 346, Madison County 365. Individual area qualifier: Matthew Webb (St. Joseph) 82. 

District 4-1A, at Hidden Hills 

Team qualifiers: Bolles 296 (Luke Balakiewicz 70, Dylan Ma 72, Andrew Morgan 75, Andrew Kunkle 79, Hudson Bell 85), Episcopal 304 (Henry Robards 72, Cam Goldknopf 74, Connor Hess 79, Grant McKinney 79, Aubrey Fellows 81), Providence 345 (Miles Russell 72, Alexander Stewart 88, Carson Augustine 92, Keelan Jackson 93, Benjamin Strongosky 101). Individual area qualifiers: Matthew French (Bishop Snyder) 79, Matthew Swain (Bishop Snyder) 88, Dane Molter (Christ's Church) 92. 


District 3-3A, at St. Johns Golf and Country Club 

Team qualifiers: Bartram Trail 327 (Lizzie Thompson 81, Helena Rios 81, Fiona Clancy 82, Abrianna Carstens 83, Ashley Mikesell 84), Fleming Island 339 (1. Alyzabeth Morgan 78, Chloe Blanc 83, Cambree Hodge 88, Kalia Polete 90, Kathryn McNeill 90), Nease 345 (Shanya Arasu, Nyla Mayers 86, Gabby Sartori 89, Sophia Cavanagh 90, Aliyah Stana 98). Individual area qualifiers: Mia Diaz (Fletcher) 85, Jenna Leonard (Mandarin) 86, Kyra Gravelle (Creekside) 88, Emma Farrar (Oakleaf) 88. 

District 3-2A, at Fernandina Beach Golf Course 

Team qualifiers: Ponte Vedra 310 (Nancy Cox 70, Stella Moritz 75, Lauren Barned 82, Alexandra Drum 83, Tory Barned 86), Stanton 384 (Alyssa Hardy 79, Charlee Evoniuk 97, Moli Roelke 101, Niharika Naravarjula 107, Angeni Kabilan 108), Bishop Kenny 391 (Leah Shatley 89, Sophia Rich 100, Alexis Brendel 101, Katie Biagini 101, Hannah Harvey 108). Individual area qualifiers: Sadaly Campbell (Fernandina Beach) 81, Morgan Wilkerson (Riverside) 97, Julian Leach (Paxon) 101. 

District 4-1A, at Hidden Hills 

Team qualifiers: Bolles 312 (Violet Robbins 72, Madison Balaskiewicz 75, Anaiya Nahar 80, Grace Breffitt 85, Chloe McGrath 86), Episcopal 345 (Sofia Davila 83, Ella Rhodin 87, Sahana Chokshi 87, Isabella Gatewood 88, Olivia Messana 93), Providence 354 (Emma Wells 84, Emily Burford 86, Alexa Fallis 90, Jessee Thompson 94, Mia Kemph 117). Individual area qualifiers: Addy Vogt (St. Johns Country Day) 86, Addison Kipnis (St. Johns Country Day) 101, Jenna Metha (Wolfson) 101.

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