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Wayne County Boys Golf Team experiencing success

Wayne County Golf Team wins Dix River

Five members of the WCHS Golf Team

Wayne County Boys Golf Team includes: (l-r:) Sophomore Cade Foster, Senior Gage Gehring, Senior Gehrig Sexton, Senior Aaron Hesse, and Freshman Hunter Bell. They were the winning team at the Dix River tournament.

  three WC  Seniors

Seniors on Wayne County Boys Golf Team are: (l-r:) Gage Gregory, Aaron Hesse, and Gehring Sexton

Winner Gehrig Sexton

Gehrig Sexton placed second individually at the Dix River Tournament. 

School golfer showing off trophy

Gage Gregory placed 3rd out of 91 golfers individually on August 7th at the Pikeville tournament. 

The Wayne County Boys Golf Team has started their season with some impressive scores.  The team consists of three seniors: Aaron Hesse, Gage Gregory and Gehrig Sexton; one sophomore Cade Foster, one freshman Hunter Bell along with Head Coach Stewart Gregory and Assistant Coach Allen Burchett.  They traveled to Morehead for their first tournament were Gregory and Sexton both shot two under par, which tied them for fourth individually.  The team also placed fourth in the tournament. The team also made some notable appearances at the following tournaments: Green up County-3rd place, Pikeville Invitational-4th place, Rockcastle Invitational-4th place, Warren East 3rd place and Dix River-CHAMPION.  Sexton was runner up at Dix River shooting four under par and Gregory placed third at Pikeville with a score of four under par.

In addition, the team tied for third place both on August 14th at Shady Hollow and at Anderson County on August 21. Gehrig and Gregory both scored amongst the top 10 golfers at both of those competitions.

On August 26th, the boys defeated Southwestern, a regional competitor at home at the Monticello Country Club. The next regional match up will be at Eagles Nest on Saturday, August 28th. The team competes every weekend and some weeknights making it a fairly grueling season. The final competition will be the Regional Tournament on September 28th at the London Country Club.   

The golf season will continue through the end of September with the team competing in many more tournaments. Congratulations to the Wayne County Boys Golf Team on the start of a successful season. Good Luck Gentlemen! Go Cards!

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