Quitman High’s Eli Walker wins NELA golf tourney

Eli Wlaker of Quitman High School shot an even par 36 over nine holes at the Morehouse Parish Country Club in Bastrop to win medalist honors at the Northeast Louisiana High School golf tourney held this past Thursday, March 17th. 

Two days prior the Quitman golf team took third at Frenchmen’s Bend in Sterlington, just six strokes behind Neville High and Ouachita Christian who tied for first. Walker shot a one over par 37 to lead the Wolverines, who had four golfers finish in the top twenty. Noah Leach shot a 42 to come in 14th and both Cam Deal and Pete Simonelli shot 44’s to finish in 19th and 20 respectively. Additional competitors were John Davis (39th place), and Tyler Pardue of Weston High (40th place).

In junior varsity competition Ben Shows of Quitman finished in 7th place while Durbin Austin of Weston came in 13th. Close behind was Quitman’s Ethan Pilgreen and Blake Smith who came in 14th and 15th.

Eli Walker – Quitman High School

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