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Local Player Wins SC Junior Match Play

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Cayla Smith of Easley, SC had to go extra holes, but was up to the challenge and captured the SC Junior Girls’ Match Play Championship defeating Annika Bovender of Mt. Pleasant, SC on the 20th hole.  Bovender, a rising high school junior, took an early lead in championship match, but Smith birdied five out six holes to take a three up lead through number 11.  The match stay tied through fifteen when Bovender battled back and won the last three holes to send the match into extra holes.  Smith then secured the junior title with a par four on the second extra hole.

In the boys’ championship, Dwight Cauthen, Jr. of Columbia, SC defeated Jake Carter of Easley, SC, 3 & 2 in the championship match.  Cauthen and Carter’s made the turn all square in the final match, but then Cauthen won four of the next six to win his first CGA championship. 

This annual junior championship was conducted by the Carolinas Golf Association. 

Girls’ Championship

Round of 16

Ashley Czarnecki, Greenville, S.C. (2016) def. Carly Burkhardt, Greenville, S.C. (2016), 1 up

Sydney Legacy, Lexington, S.C. (2014) def. Morgan Cox, Easley, S.C. (2016), 5 and 3

Annika Bovender, Mount Pleasant, S.C. (2015) def. Blake Hodges, Duncan, S.C. (2015), 5 and 4

Kasidy Beckel, Okatie, S.C. (2015) def. Kathleen Sumner, Charleston, S.C. (2017), 5 and 4

Cayla Smith, Easley, S.C. (2014) def. Savannah Hallman, Mt. Pleasant, S.C. (2014), 4 and 2

Hailey Cleary, Lexington, S.C. (2016) def. Jaelyn Tindal, Rock Hill, S.C. (2015), 19 holes

Savanah Goodman, Easley, S.C. (2016) def. Chandler Case, Rock Hill, S.C. (2014), 4 and 3

Maddisen Cox, Easley, S.C. (2014) def. Emily Cox, Lancaster, S.C. (2017), 3 and 2

Quarter-finals

Sydney Legacy, Lexington, S.C. (2014) def. Ashley Czarnecki, Greenville, S.C. (2016), 6 and 5

Annika Bovender, Mount Pleasant, S.C. (2015) def. Kasidy Beckel, Okatie, S.C. (2015), 2 and 1

Cayla Smith, Easley, S.C. (2014) def. Hailey Cleary, Lexington, S.C. (2016), 5 and 4

Maddisen Cox, Easley, S.C. (2014) def. Savanah Goodman, Easley, S.C. (2016), 2 and 1

Semi-finals

Annika Bovender, Mount Pleasant, S.C. (2015) def. Sydney Legacy, Lexington, S.C. (2014), 4 and 3

Cayla Smith, Easley, S.C. (2014) def. Maddisen Cox, Easley, S.C. (2014), 21 holes

Final

Cayla Smith, Easley, S.C. (2014) def. Annika Bovender, Mount Pleasant, S.C. (2015), 20 holes

Boys’ Championship

Round of 64

Jack Parrott, Columbia, S.C. (2017) def. Hunter Nichols, Clinton, S.C. (2014), 6 and 5

Zachary Bishop, Travelers Rest, S.C. (2015) def. Ben Crimminger, Summerville, S.C. (2014), 6 and 4

Wesley Long, Bluffton, S.C. (2013) def. Hunter Camp, Easley , S.C. (2016), 19 holes

Zach McLain, Gilbert, S.C. (2016) def. Grayson Bell, Piedmont, S.C. (2015), 2 and 1

Jake Carter, Aiken, S.C. (2016) def. Jordan Warnock, Roebuck, S.C. (2016), 1 up

Logan Kennedy, Greenville, S.C. (2015) def. Luke Lancaster, York, S.C. (2013), 5 and 4

Ryan Wright, Laurens, S.C. (2014) def. Harry Reynolds, Greenville, S.C. (2018), 3 and 1

Grant Garrison, Anderson, S.C. (2014) def. Austin Hall, Clover, S.C. (2015), 2 and 1

Jonathan Phillips, Hardeeville, S.C. (2015) def. Jake Smith, Spartanburg, S.C. (2014), 5 and 4

Coleman Self, Greenwood, S.C. (2015) def. Ryan Marter, Columbia, S.C. (2017), 5 and 4

Zakariya Butt, Summerville, S.C. (2016) def. Kohler Karavan, Myrtle Beach, S.C. (2016), 4 and 3

Forrest Fowler, Spartanburg, S.C. (2014) def. Will Bundy, Bennettsville, S.C. (2013), 3 and 2

Josh Fickes, Beaufort, S.C. (2014) def. Weston Sanders, Greenwood, S.C. (2015), 20 holes

Alex Handy, Aiken, S.C. (2014) def. Ian Stewart, Columbia, S.C. (2017), 4 and 2

Spencer Skiff, Aiken, S.C. (2014) def. Will Strickland, Greer, S.C. (2015), 5 and 3

Bobby Powell, Simpsonville, S.C. (2014) def. Logan Sowell, Kershaw, S.C. (2016), 2 up

Will Marter, Columbia, S.C. (2014) def. Bryan Edwards, Rock Hill, S.C. (2016), 3 and 2

Cole Patterson, Greenville, S.C. (2015) def. Jennings Huntley, Columbia, S.C. (2015), 3 and 2

Adam Garrett, Easley, S.C. (2014) def. Spencer Cannon, Conway, S.C. (2014), 7 and 6

Christian Baliker, Simpsonville, S.C. (2016) def. Josh Rhyne, Gaffney, S.C. (2015), 24 holes

Bryce Miley, Lexington, S.C. (2015) def. Sam Greene, Rock Hill, S.C. (2014), 19 holes

Charles Dallery, Sumter, S.C. (2015) def. William Harwood, Columbia, S.C. (2016), 3 and 2

Dwight Cauthen Jr., Columbia, S.C. (2016) def. Alec Weary, Bluffton, S.C. (2016), 5 and 4

Ben Burton, Charleston, S.C. (2016) def. Alex Tilley, Blythewood, S.C. (2016), 4 and 3

Austin Zoller, Summerville, S.C. (2014) def. Andrew Hall, Columbia, S.C. (2016), 2 and 1

Miles Baldwin, Rock Hill, S.C. (2016) def. Pierce Fox, Greenville, S.C. (2015), 2 and 1

Drake Cassidy, Hartsville, S.C. (2014) def. Brady Hinkle, Lancaster, S.C. (2018), 4 and 3

Stephen Reynolds, Greenville, S.C. (2016) def. Caleb Proveaux, Lexington, S.C. (2016), 3 and 2

Graham Farmer, Anderson, S.C. (2015) def. Justin Hood, Saint Matthews, S.C. (2015), 3 and 2

Matt Carter, Easley, S.C. (2015) def. Sawyer Mills, Easley, S.C. (2015), 19 holes

John Panetti, Rock Hill, S.C. (2015) def. Matt Moninghoff, Blythewood, S.C. (2016), 5 and 4

Bryson Nimmer, Bluffton, S.C. (2015) def. Cole Hargett, Blythewood, S.C. (2016), 4 and 3

Round of 32

Zachary Bishop, Travelers Rest, S.C. (2015) def. Jack Parrott, Columbia, S.C. (2017), 5 and 4

Zach McLain, Gilbert, S.C. (2016) def. Wesley Long, Bluffton, S.C. (2013), 4 and 3

Jake Carter, Aiken, S.C. (2016) def. Logan Kennedy, Greenville, S.C. (2015), 3 and 2

Ryan Wright, Laurens, S.C. (2014) def. Grant Garrison, Anderson, S.C. (2014), 4 and 3

Coleman Self, Greenwood, S.C. (2015) def. Jonathan Phillips, Hardeeville, S.C. (2015), 3 and 2

Zakariya Butt, Summerville, S.C. (2016) def. Forrest Fowler, Spartanburg, S.C. (2014), 5 and 4

Alex Handy, Aiken, S.C. (2014) def. Josh Fickes, Beaufort, S.C. (2014), 1 up

Spencer Skiff, Aiken, S.C. (2014) def. Bobby Powell, Simpsonville, S.C. (2014), 2 up

Cole Patterson, Greenville, S.C. (2015) def. Will Marter, Columbia, S.C. (2014), 1 up

Christian Baliker, Simpsonville, S.C. (2016) def. Adam Garrett, Easley, S.C. (2014), 1 up

Charles Dallery, Sumter, S.C. (2015) def. Bryce Miley, Lexington, S.C. (2015), 1 up

Dwight Cauthen Jr., Columbia, S.C. (2016) def. Ben Burton, Charleston, S.C. (2016), 3 and 2

Austin Zoller, Summerville, S.C. (2014) def. Miles Baldwin, Rock Hill, S.C. (2016), 4 and 2

Stephen Reynolds, Greenville, S.C. (2016) def. Drake Cassidy, Hartsville, S.C. (2014), 3 and 2

Matt Carter, Easley, S.C. (2015) def. Graham Farmer, Anderson, S.C. (2015), 2 and 1

Bryson Nimmer, Bluffton, S.C. (2015) def. John Panetti, Rock Hill, S.C. (2015), 3 and 2

Round of 16

Zachary Bishop, Travelers Rest, S.C. (2015) def. Zach McLain, Gilbert, S.C. (2016), 3 and 2

Jake Carter, Aiken, S.C. (2016) def. Ryan Wright, Laurens, S.C. (2014), 3 and 1

Zakariya Butt, Summerville, S.C. (2016) def. Coleman Self, Greenwood, S.C. (2015), 1 up

Alex Handy, Aiken, S.C. (2014) def. Spencer Skiff, Aiken, S.C. (2014), 2 up

Cole Patterson, Greenville, S.C. (2015) def. Christian Baliker, Simpsonville, S.C. (2016), 4 and 3

Dwight Cauthen Jr., Columbia, S.C. (2016) def. Charles Dallery, Sumter, S.C. (2015), 1 up

Stephen Reynolds, Greenville, S.C. (2016) def. Austin Zoller, Summerville, S.C. (2014), 2 and 1

Matt Carter, Easley, S.C. (2015) def. Bryson Nimmer, Bluffton, S.C. (2015), 2 and 1

Quarterfinal

Jake Carter, Aiken, S.C. (2016) def. Zachary Bishop, Travelers Rest, S.C. (2015), 3 and 2

Zakariya Butt, Summerville, S.C. (2016) def. Alex Handy, Aiken, S.C. (2014), 20 holes

Dwight Cauthen Jr., Columbia, S.C. (2016) def. Cole Patterson, Greenville, S.C. (2015), 3 and 2

Matt Carter, Easley, S.C. (2015) def. Stephen Reynolds, Greenville, S.C. (2016), 2 and 1

Semifinal

Jake Carter, Aiken, S.C. (2016) def. Zakariya Butt, Summerville, S.C. (2016), 2 and 1

Dwight Cauthen Jr., Columbia, S.C. (2016) def. Matt Carter, Easley, S.C. (2015), 2 and 1

Final

Dwight Cauthen Jr., Columbia, S.C. (2016) def. Jake Carter, Aiken, S.C. (2016), 3 and 2

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