Golfers pose for a photo

SAN ANGELO  —  The Coahoma Bulldog golf team opened the season by winning the Garden City High School Invitational championship on Monday.

Ryan Shifflett and Tanner Purcell led the team to victory when both golfers scored 86 over 18 holes of play at the Brentwood Country Club golf course in San Angelo. Teammate Ky Kemper finished just two strokes behind the two Bulldog frontrunners with a score of 88. Billy Bailey carded a round of 93 while Rowdy Atkins, Tavyn Hipp, and Rance Redden shot 101, 108, and 121 respectively. 

Overall, the Coahoma boys team finished seven shots ahead of Sterling City (360), and 36 shots ahead of third place finisher, Forsan (389). 

In the girls competition, Coahoma was well represented. Isabella Cox finished the day with a score of 109, which placed her fifth in the individual standings. Zoie Joslin shot 120 to finish in 12th place out of 33 players. Coahoma did not have a girls team compete at the match.

Next: The Bulldogs will be back out on the links at 9 a.m. on Monday to compete at their host meet held at the Comanche Trail Park golf course in Big Spring. The Bulldogettes will compete in the second day of the Coahoma High School Invitational on Tuesday beginning at 9 a.m. at Comanche Trail Park.

Garden City High School Invitational
Brentwood Country Club
San Angelo, Texas
Feb. 28, 2022 

CHS Boys
— Ryan Shifflett 86 (4th Place), Tanner Purcell 86 (4th Place), Ky Kemper 88 (7th Place), Billy Bailey 93 (10th Place), Rowdy Atkins 101 (19th Place), Tavyn Hipp 108 (26th Place), Rance Redden (37th Place) 121, 

Team Standings. 1.  Coahoma 353, 2. Sterling City 360, 3. Forsan 389, 4. Colorado City 410, 5. Garden City 424, 6. Grape Creek 429, 7. Robert Lee 471. 

CHS Girls
Coahoma — Isabella Cox 109 (5th Place), Zoie Joslin 120 (12th Place). 

Team Standings: Garden City 429, Veribest 447, Forsan 496, Sterling City 515, Stanton 523, Grape Creek 574.