The high school golf season kicked off Tuesday with the fifth annual Diamondhead High School Golf Invitational. The 17-team event at the Diamondhead Country Club was the first major championship of the high school season.
Despite windy conditions, Madison Central with a score of 307, Oak Grove with 316 and St. Stanislaus with 327 finished in the top three. George County (340), Gulfport (343), Ocean Springs (349), Biloxi (354), East Central (354), Pearl River Central (363), Picayune (365), D’Iberville (375), Hancock (383), St. Patrick (394), Stone High (405) and Resurrection (473) rounded out the leaderboard. Bay and Hattiesburg only sent individuals to the tournament.
Oak Grove’s Hunter Hammett was the low medalist, shooting a 68. Hammett was joined on the invitational’s All-Tournament Team by Madison Central’s Benjamin Nelson (72) and Brice Wilkinson (76), PRC’s Carter Nicholson (76), Picayune’s Cameron Guidry (77), St. Stanislaus’ Patrick Powers (77), George County’s Cy Smith (77) and Gulfport’s Matthew Hendrickson (77).
D’Iberville won a girls tournament Tuesday at Sunkist Country Club. Hannah Levi, a Mississippi State signee, was low medalist with a score of 34. Hassen Dorsey and Laura Levi made the All-Tournament team with Levi.