Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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August 27, 2013

Prep roundup: Graham golfers 6-0 in district

SPARTA, N.C. — The golfers of Graham High ran their district record to 6-0 and improved to 31-4 overall this season by taking the top spot in a Mountain Empire District nine-hole match on Monday at New River Golf Course in North Carolina, hosted by Grayson County.

Graham’s 162 team score was 16 strokes ahead of their hosts, the Blue Devils.

Ben Ramsey of the G-Men was co-medalist, along with Jacob Vaughan of Grayson County. Both ended with a 38 total.

Graham plays Thursday at Blue Ridge Country Club, hosted by Galax.

Team Scores

Graham 162,  Grayson County 178, Galax 183, Fort Chiswell 198.

Individual Scores

Graham — Ben Ramsey 38, Zach Toohey 40, William McGuire 42, Travis Simms 42.

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Princeton wins at Pipestem

PIPESTEM — Tyler Hillyer led the way with a score of 36, winning medalist honors and leading the Princeton Senior High golf team to a nine-shot win in a nine-hole match at Pipestem Resort State Park on Monday.

Princeton won with a 154, followed by Wyoming East at 163 and PikeView at 192. Ben Boggess topped the Panthers’ individual marks with a 44.

PikeView plays again at Pipestem on Thursday.

Team Scores

Princeton 154, Wyoming East 163, PikeView 192, Independence 229.

Individual Scores

PikeView — Ben Boggess 44, Carter Shrewsbury 45, Ted White 50, Abby Hamer 53.

Princeton — Andrew Wilson 37, Jared Porter 40, Jon Pruett 41.

Montcalm — Tyler Poe 43, Craig Casto 59.

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Volleyball: Richlands 3, Graham 0

RICHLANDS, Va. — The Richlands volleyball team debuted by defeating Graham High in a close match at Richlands High School on Monday evening, 26-24, 25-10, 25-20.

For the Blues, Olivia Harmon had 27 assists. Hannah Alley had 21 service points. Sarah Compton and Kelsey Berry both had eight kills and Mac Cordill had seven.

Richlands has a scrimmage Wednesday at home with Honaker, and then travels to Virginia High in Bristol on Saturday for a district tournament.

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