The defending state champion Russellville golf team finished second in the sub-state tournament at Gunters Landing in Guntersville, securing a spot in next week’s state championships. The Golden Tigers shot 311 in the match. Guntersville finished first with a 299.
Eli Hodges was the lowest scorer for RHS, finishing two under par (70). Joshua Seal was the next lowest with three over par (75). The rest of the scoring was as follows: Eric Boutwell (83), Triston Tubb (83), Jaceton Murray (85), and Brayden Bendall (80).
Prior to this performance, the golf team was crowned sectional champions by scoring a 280. Eli Hodges tied a state record with nine under par in the meet.
The state championship meet will be held on May 9-10 at Hampton Cove in Huntsville.