Senior Bear golfer Will Van Pelt qualified for the 4A Region III Regional Golf Tournament this Wednesday at the 22-4A District Golf Tournament.

Van Pelt fired an 86 Monday and followed that with a round of 90 Tuesday to post a two-day total of 176. Van Pelt finished 7th overall individually and posted the best score outside of the top two teams advancing to grab one of two individual qualifier spots in the Regional tournament.

Junior Gavin Laffitte just missed out on the second Regional individual qualifier spot, losing in a playoff to Conner McCollum of Lumberton. Laffitte finished with an 89-89/178, Lance Hodkinson shot a 108-109/217, Jacob Johnson posted a 113-125/238, and Zade Roy finished with a 136-119/255.

The Bears shot a team score of 803 to finish 4th in the team standings behind Champion Orangefield (680), 2nd place Bridge City (688), and 3rd place Lumberton (801).

Michael Cole
Author: Michael Cole