QHS golf team qualifies for state tourney

When you enter the Quitman High School gymnasium and look along the rafters of the far wall, one of the first things you notice is the banners hanging that notate the state championships won by the QHS golf team.

This Monday and Tuesday they will be attempting to hang another one.

Pete Simonelli, Eli Walker, Cam Deal, John Aaron Davis and Noah Leach will get that opportunity after finishing third in the regional played at Oakwing Golf Club in Alexandria, which qualified them for the LHSAA Division IV state tournament that will be held at the Farm d’Allie course in Carenco.

Tayt Culpepper of Weston High will also compete for individual medalist honors.

To participate in the state tournament, a golfer shall be a member of a team that qualifies to the state tournament from the regional tournament in his division, or he shall qualify as an individual medalist at the regional tournament.

Format: The state tournament shall consist of two rounds of 18 holes each.
Definition of Team: In boys’ play, in all divisions, a maximum of five golfers may be entered into state tournament. The four lowest scores recorded each day by the team’s golfers shall be totaled to determine team score.
Definition of a Medalist:  medalist may be a member of an official LHSAA team or an individual golfer from a school that does not have enough golfers entered into the state tournament to field a team.
Format: The state tournament shall consist of two rounds of 18 holes for a 36-hole competition.

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