Women’s golf wins first tournament of season

Sep 16, 2022Gail Crutchfield
Fall Invitational Group

The Wallace State women's golf team earned their first win of the season at the 2022 Fall Invitational hosted by Snead State at Twin Bridges Golf Course.

Hanceville, AL — Wallace State Community College’s women’s golf started the new season with a victory in the 2022 Fall Invitational hosted by Snead State Community College at Twin Bridges Golf Course in Gadsden.

The team rose 27 strokes above their closest competitor to win the tournament trophy and four of the top five players were Wallace State Lions.

Wallace State finished both rounds of play in first place and ended with a tournament total of 652, besting second-place finisher Calhoun Community College who finished with 679 points. Jefferson State (806), Snead State (828) and Northeast Community College-Rainsville (860) comprised the rest of the top five teams.

WSCC freshman Aidan Hathcock was the tournament low medalist, winning her first college tournament. Hathcock, of Homewood, finished with a score of 159, three strokes ahead of Raina Choi of Calhoun Community College who came in second with 162. WSCC sophomore Hope Harrell of Guntersville finished third with 164 and freshman Abby Gattis, of Jacksonville, and Sydney Epes of Water Valley, Miss., tied for fourth, both finishing with a score of 165. Brileigh Roberts, a sophomore from Fairview, finished in eighth place with 173. Harrell, Epes and Gattis all were named to the All-Tournament Team.

“I’m very proud of these ladies,” said coach J.J. Adams. “Having four Wallace State golfers in the top five is a good way to start the season.

The Wallace State women’s golf team is the reigning Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) Champion and Adams was the 2022 ACCC Coach of the Year, earning the title for the third consecutive season.

The complete roster for the 2022-2023 WSCC women’s golf team includes sophomores Abby Brown of Brewer, Hope Harrell of Guntersville, Brileigh Roberts of Fairview; freshmen Alyssa Berry of Hartselle, Sydney Epes of Water Valley, Miss., Abby Gattis of Jacksonville, Aidan Haithcock of Homewood, Emma Ray of Alexandria.

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