Joel Davis admitted he wasn’t quite satisfied with his golf team’s play.

But he’ll take the end result.

The Oak Hill Red Devils captured the Class AA Region 3 golf championship Monday at Grandview, registering a low team score of 339 strokes to defeat runner-up James Monroe (346) and the rest of the 10-squad field.

“We didn’t play as well as I thought we would,” said Davis. “Every time I looked at them, they were hitting the ball in the woods, and that’s a fact.

“We definitely left some golf out there.”

Overall, though, he said he was fairly pleased. “It was enough,” Davis said.

Oak Hill and James Monroe both qualified as teams for the state tournament next Tuesday and Wednesday in Wheeling. Individual medalists, exclusive of the team qualifiers, who qualified were Scott Prince (SS), Levi Stevens (WE), Nick Dent (SC) and Evan Muscari (WE).

Leading the Devils was senior Matt Sydnor, who shot an 80. Tyler Oliver, who qualified for states as an individual a year ago, shot an 81 Monday, Rob Stephens checked in at 83, and Jeff Lilly had a 95.



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In Class A Region 3 competition Tuesday at Brier Patch, Charleston Catholic and Greenbrier West qualified for the state tournament.

Catholic won with a blistering 330, led by overall medalist Adam Skaff, who fired a round of 79.

Fayetteville (405) was third, and Midland Trail (442) placed fifth.

Also qualifying as individuals, exclusive of the winning teams, were Greenbrier West’s Aaron Cotten, Fayetteville’s Keaton Hughes (91) and Alex Preast (92) and Midland Trail’s Eric Milam (96).

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Region 3 golf

at Grandview Country Club

Team: Oak Hill 339, James Monroe 346, Wyoming East 353, Shady Spring 355, Bluefield 358, Independence 372, Liberty 378, Summers County 387, Westside 393, Webster County 539, Iaeger NA, PikeView, NA



OH: Matt Sydnor 80, Tyler Oliver 81, Rob Stephens 83, Jeff Lilly 95



JM: Philip Shrewbury 71, Adam Hazelwood 84, Garrett Ball 95, Justin Harvey 96



WE: Levi Stevens 78, Evan Muscari 81, Lindsay Adams 94, Alyssa Adams 100



SS: Scott Prince 71, Justin McGraw 93, Adam Perry 95, Casey Reed 96



B: Dexter Moore 83, Kyle Hammond 89, Chance Cottrill 90, Jonathan Matthews 96



I: Corey Yost 91, Andrew Pack 93, Doug Poe 93, Bryce Shifflett 95



L: John Milam 86, Zack Hedgecock 91, Heath Sevy 93, Erik Thornberg 98



SC: Nick Dent 80, Tad Withrow 97, Tyan Bennett 104, Ralph Romanello 106



W: Marcus Gunter 86, John Lay 97, Derek Adkins 103, Derick Sizemore 107

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