Golf team prepares for postseason
NEWLAND – The Mitchell High School golf team finished in second place Wednesday, April 17, at a conference matchup against Avery, Mountain Heritage and Polk County at Mountain Glen in Newland.
The team shot an overall 348, finishing four strokes behind match winner Avery’s 342.
Ty Sparks shot a team-low 83 for the Mountaineers. Austin McGuire and Ty Pittman also shot in the 80s, finishing with an 85 and 88, respectively.
The golf team played Western Highlands Conference Tournament matches Monday at Mt. Mitchell and Tuesday at Mountain Glen. Results of those contests were not available at press time.
Mitchell begins regional tournament play Tuesday, May 7, at The Ridges Golf Club in Hayesville.