Coosa’s top four golfers shot a 180 in the first round, followed by Model (181), Pepperell (187) and Armuchee (202).
Coosa’s David Simpson was the low man on the afternoon, shooting a 3-over 39. He holds a four-shot lead over Model’s Jacob Hambert and Pepperell’s Cameron Barnes heading into today’s final round.
Other golfers for Coosa were Steven Ford (46), Josh Trapp (46) and Jazz Kirk (49).
Hambert was followed on the Model lineup by Keith Dempsey (45), Kiah Buford (48) and Tyler Bradshaw (58).
Following Barnes for Pepperell was Cody Evans (48), Corne Schalkuylk (47) and Woody Brownlow and Frankie Miranda, who both shot 49.
For Armuchee, Casey Underhill and Ben Bowling each shot a 46, Ben Rigas carded a 51 and Ben Claytor had a 59.
The final round tees off today at 4 p.m.
Darlington sweeps tri-meet
The Tigers and Lady Tigers beat Pepperell and Walker in a three-team meet at Chris Hunter Stadium.
In the boys division, Darlington won with 84 points.
Pepperell was second at 47 and Walker took third with 28.
Event winners for Darlington included Michael Webster in the discus (118-5), Clark McGehee (1,600 meters, 5:03), Luke Hyder (400, 56.0), Wes Henderson (100, 11.91), Bradley Pierson (800, 2:16), Bert Collier (200, 23.71) and David Davidson (300 hurdles, 45.73).
The 400 relay team of Hyder, Jesse Cromer, Collier and Henderson won in 45.12 seconds and the 1,600 relay team, made up of Tyson Betts, Hyder, Pierson and McGehee won in 3:58.05.
Dustin Graham of Pepperell won the 3,200 in 12:06. Other event winners for the Dragons included Chris Strickland (high jump, 5-6), Marty Johnson (110 hurdles, 20.21) and Chris Carter (pole vault, 10-6).
On the girls side, Darlington won with 80 points. Pepperell was second at 43 and Walker was third at 35.
Event winners for the Lady Tigers were Caitlin Davidson (high jump, 4-2 and 300 hurdles, 56.04), Megan Betts (400, 1:00.05 and 800, 2:34), Landon Watters (pole vault, school record 7-0) and Fatema Bandukwala (1,600, 6:26).
Darlington’s 1,600 relay team of Davidson, Bandukwala, Betts and Elizabeth Buice also won in 4:29.88.
Pepperell’s 400 relay team of Whitney Fletcher, Bridgett Ingram, Catie Youngblood and Kristen Henderson won in 54.19 seconds.
Henderson also won two individual events, taking the long jump (14-4) and triple jump (31-5). Mimi Price won the shot (30-0½) and Chelsea Perrin also took first in the discus (78-6) for the Lady Dragons.
Also, Unity Christian’s Brianna Gibbs, competing as an individual at the meet, won the 200 with a time of 27.16 seconds.
Darlington blanks LaFayette
Darlington’s boys and girls remained unbeaten in Region 6-AA with a pair of matching 5-0 wins at LaFayette.
In the boys match, Michael Schecter, Ford Knight and Dylan Rush combined to lose just five games in sweeping the singles matches. The doubles teams of Stan Ingram and Greg Phillips, along with Brandon Wald and Sid Law, also won in straight sets for the Tigers (6-1-1, 6-0).
On the girls side, Mary Katherine Ashmore, Emily Morrow and Katherine Knight lost just two games in their three singles matches.
The teams of Caroline Coble and Mary Becca Watson, along with Mary Kate Watters and Alicia Wright, also got easy victories for the Lady Tigers (8-0, 6-0).
Darlington’s boys host McCallie from Chattanooga on Tuesday, while the girls play again on April 6 at Cartersville.
No. 11 Darlington 13, GPS 7
The Lady Tigers (6-2) broke open a close match in the second half to win a non-area contest against Girls Preparatory School in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Darlington led just 5-4 at halftime, but scored eight times in the second half to take control of the match. Brittni Dulaney led the way for the Lady Tigers’ offense with six goals.
Blakeney Spong added three goals, Strom Mull had a pair of scores and Emily Butler and Anna Krueger netted a goal apiece.
Leslie Beninato started in goal for the Lady Tigers and made five saves andMackenzie Sidwell, who made three saves in relief.
Darlington hosts Sprayberry in an Area 4 match today at 5:30 p.m