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Loyd Star golfers win region title

DAILY LEADER / Photos Submitted / Loyd Star golf team wins the Region 7-2A tournament. Members of the teams are (from left) Coach Lydia King, Peyton Bullock, Sawyer Norton, Cam Harveston, Powell Smith and Coach Chris King.

DAILY LEADER / Photos Submitted / Loyd Star golf team wins the Region 7-2A tournament. Members of the teams are (from left) Coach Lydia King, Peyton Bullock, Sawyer Norton, Cam Harveston, Powell Smith and Coach Chris King.

The Loyd Star Hornets captured the Region 7-2A Golf Tournament championship at the Brookhaven Country Club, led by match medalist Sawyer Norton who shot par 80.

Loyd Star Medalist SAWYER NORTON

Loyd Star Medalist SAWYER NORTON

Norton, along with Peyton Bullock 90; Cam Harveston 95 and Powell Smith 105 paced the Hornets in golf action. Loyd Star will compete in the Class 2A State Tournament, May 6-7, which will be held at the Natchez Trace Golf Club in Baldwin.

Loyd Star, coached by Chris King and Lydia King, posted a winning team score of 370, to beat runner-up Bassfield at 402.

Ty Forman of West Lincoln finished second in the Medalist and will advance to the State Individual Tournament.

Boys District Finals:

Loyd Star 370:  Sawyer Norton 80, Peyton Bullock 90, Cam Harveston 95 and Powell Smith 105.

Bassfield 402:  K. Island 98, K. Holloway 99, P. Thompson 100, P. Hall 105.

West Lincoln:  Forman 85, Temple 95, Hughes 97.

Enterprise:  R. Duke 87.