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Golfers play 5 matches last week

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By Mike Aldridge

The Harrison County Thorobreds and Fillies golfers are easily the busiest teams at the high school starting the season.  
Before school is even in session the golfers have nine matches under their belt with a full slate the rest of this week.
The Fillies played at Clark County last Monday finishing eighth in a tournament that had some of the areas top teams.  
Scott County was the winner with a team total of 342.  Sarah Holland led the Fillies with a score of 106 on the tough Winchester Country Club course.  
Morgan Nelly was next for Harrison County with 119 followed by Sarah Durbin with 131 and Kenzie Jones with 147.  
The Fillies played on Thursday at Mason County but the results have not been posted as of yet by the Mason County coaches.  
The girls played a dual match Monday afternoon in the rain with Nicholas County.  The Fillies and the Lady Jackets played to a tie in the nine-hole contest, each with 195.  
Holland again led the way for the Fillies with a 46, Nelly shot 48, Anna Midden scored a 50, Durbin and Jones both totaled 51 and Tori Aubrey had a 53.  
The girls play again at Pendleton County Wednesday, Aug. 14, then on Saturday, Aug. 17, at Montgomery County before returning Monday to the Cynthiana Country Club to host the Lady Colonels of Bourbon County.
The Thorobreds have been even busier than the Fillies as they have played in four matches this week since the opening tournament in Frankfort.  
They first participated in Maysville at the Maysville Country Club where they were 10th of the 12 teams in the tournament.  
Will Hicks lead the Breds on this day shooting an 87 while both Jake Jones and Reese Asher had 91’s and Sam Levi totaled 92.  
Mason County won the event with a 295 score. Harrison County totaled a team score of 348.
The next morning the Thorobreds traveled to Montgomery County to play at Old Silo in the Bath County Tournament.  
In this 12-team match up the Thorobreds were 11th as the more difficult course caused the team score to balloon to 364.  
Hicks was again the leader shooting 85 with Myles Davis second among the Breds with an 87.  
Stephen Lemons was third with 94 followed by Asher and Levi with 98. Jones shot an even 100 to round out the scoring.  Ashland Paul Blazer won the event with a team score of 308 beating Trinity by one stroke.  
Saturday found the Thorobreds in Powell County playing in the Powell County Tournament.  
This time they finished sixth in the 11-team field shooting a team score of 351.  
Hicks was the leader with a score of 84 closely followed by Jones with 85 and Asher with 87. Peyton Browning was fourth with 95 followed by Anthony Vascotto with 113.  
Montgomery County, coached by Kevin Letcher, was the team winner shooting a team score of 292. Bourbon County finished second edging Scott County.
On Monday the Thorobreds hosted the Nicholas County Bluejackets at the Cynthiana Country Club and came away with a close three-stroke win.  
This time Asher was the team leader with 38 followed by Jones 41 and both Lemons and Browning with 42 for the nine-hole match.  
The Harrison County boys will be in action again this Thursday when they host Montgomery County at the Cynthiana Country Club.