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Golf Teams Tee-Off for Success at State Tournament

The Grace Prep golf teams finished the 2019 season with strong finishes at the state tournament held at Cottonwood Creek Golf Course in Waco this week.

The girls’ squad, led by junior Grace Barker, finished as state runner-up to Midland Trinity. Individually, the ladies had two members finish in the top 15 – Barker, who earned first team all-state honors with her seventh place finish, and junior Nicole Faucher who ended the tournament in 11th. Senior Sierra Scala (17th place), sophomore Layla Holsten (21st), and junior Cheyenne Mann (t-37th) completed the team.

TAPPS 4A Girls Golf State Runner-Up (Cheyenne Mann, Layla Holsten, Grace Barker, Sierra Scala, Nicole Faucher)

The boys finished the two-day tournament in sixth place overall. Senior Noah Flynn led the team and brought back first team all-state accolades as he finished ninth individually. Senior Clayton Phillips who finished in a tie for 17th, juniors Andre’ Nunley (28th) and Grant Chelette (31st), and sophomore Hudson Graber (38th) made up the rest of GPA’s quintet.

GPA Boys State Tournament team (Andre’ Nunley, Grant Chelette, Luke Porter, coach Will Eubanks, Noah Flynn, Clayton Phillips, Hudson Graber)