The William Byrd golfers finished ninth among 13 teams at the Botetourt Metro Golf Tournament Monday. Jefferson Forest edged Salem, 304 to 305, to claim the championships at the Botetourt Golf & Swim Club.
Byrd finished with a team total of 341, led by Clayton Gilmore’s 79. Also scoring for the Terriers were Nathan Carter at 85, Evan Mullen at 88 and Maddox Wolfe with an 89. Madeline Cunningham also played and finished with a 94.
After JF and Salem Patrick Henry finished third with 316 while Blacksburg came in fourth at 317. Franklin County was fifth with 324, Northside carded 330, Lord Botetourt had 332, James River was eighth with a 338 and Byrd’s 341 was next. Hidden Valley was 10th with a 347, Glenvar was next at 358 and Cave Spring was 12th at 387. William Fleming had three competitors but did not have a full team. Nick Crawford of Northside was medalist with an even par 71.
The Terriers will be back in action today when they head to Copper Cove for a match hosted by Franklin County. It will be the first Blue Ridge District “Mini” of the season.
Next Tuesday, August 16, the Terriers will have their second district Mini at Ole Monterey, hosted by William Fleming.