Chilton County’s Knight qualifies for state golf tournamentBy Staff Reports Published 9:06pm Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Chilton County High School golfer Forrest Knight earned a berth in the Class 5A state tournament even though the Tigers, as a team, fell short of qualification.
CCHS finished fifth out of eight teams at the sub-state tournament hosted by Spanish Fort on Monday.
The top three teams advanced.
Chilton’s score of 323 was behind St. Paul’s (308), Spanish Fort (310), Homewood (315) and Briarwood (316) and ahead of Demopolis (325), Faith Academy (325) and Gulf Shores (351).
Knight’s score of 72 earned him third place overall in the tournament.
The state tournament will be held May 14 in Florence.
CCHS’s Jordan Lightsey scored a 79, Cole Headley an 83, Cole Watley an 89 and Jacob Hay an 89.