High school golf: Benton wins District 1-II championship for fifth straight year

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The Benton Tigers won the District 1, Division II golf championship for the fifth straight year Monday at The Golf Club at Huntington Park.

The Tigers shot a 322. Caddo Magnet was runner-up with 370. Benton, Magnet, Neville and Minden qualified for the Region I-II tournament Tuesday, April 24, at Links on the Bayou in Alexandria.

Benton has won the Distrct 1-II championship every year since the LHSAA required district tournaments in 2014.

Benton senior Hayden White, an LSU signee, and freshman Ryan Steed were co-medalists. Both shot 4-over-76.

Brodie Romero shot an 84, Braeden Be11 an 86 and Madden Davis an 89.

Airline finished fourth in the District 1-I tournament at Calvert Crossing Golf Club in Calhoun.

The Vikings shot a 350 and qualified for the Region I-I tournament on April 24 at Cypress Bend in Many. Daniel Dial led Airline with an 86.

Byrd won with a 316 and West Monroe was second with a 330. West Monroe’s Jerry Kirkland, who shot a 76, was the individual medalist.

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com