|Cougar Boys Golf Finishes Seventh At State|
|05/10/18 - |
CUSHING — The phrase “Too hot to handle” is usually associated with baseball, referring to a ball hit so hard a defender can’t catch it.
It was the perfect way to describe the Heritage Hall Chargers during the Class 4A State golf tournament, held Monday at the Buffalo Rock Golf Course.
The private school powerhouse blistered the course with an opening round of 281 and never eclipsed the 300 mark en route to claiming a Class 4A state championship. The Chargers finished with a three-round total of 281-294-293—868 and were 27 strokes ahead of second-place Plainview that scored a 309-305-281—895.
The Ada Cougars settled for seventh place with a three-round score of 310-317-330—957. The Cougars challenged Heritage Hall April 17 at the Cushing Invitational on the same course. Heritage Hall won that tournament with a score of 314, while Ada finished a stroke back at 315.
The Chargers were too good at the state tournament.
|Cougar Golfers Finish Eighth|
|04/26/18 - |
he Ada Cougars finished eighth in a loaded field at the Ardmore Invitational, held Monday at the Dornick Hills Golf Course.
How loaded was it?
Edmond Memorial (ranked No. 1 in Class 6A) won the event with a two-round score of 300-299—599. Edmond North (No. 2 in Class 6A) was next at 317-304—621, while Plainview (No. 9 in Class 4A) rounded out the top three with a 315-307—622.
Edmond Santa Fe (No. 10 in 6A) was fourth at 319-319—638, while Guthrie (No. 4 in Class 5A) was fifth at 325-316-641.
Duncan (No. 6 in Class 5A), Edmond North’s second team and Bishop McGuinness (No. 1 in Class 5A) were the other teams that finished ahead of Ada.
The Cougars, ranked Nio. 2 in Class 4A, finished with a score of 334-331—665.
|Ada Golfers Finish Second At Del City|
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Ada High boys golf team fired a 308 and finished in second place Thursday at the Del City Invitational held Thursday at the Trosper Park Golf Course.
Piedmont (No. 12 in Class 5A) won the tournament title with a 299. Holand Hall was third with a 310, while the Sulphur Bulldogs were a stroke back at 311. Kingfisher settled for fifth place with a 314.
“I thought we played really well today,” said Ada head coach Robbie Powell. “It was a little bit cold, but the wind was light and the golf course was in good shape, so there was no reason not to play well today.”
Max Roberts led the Cougar charge with a score of 69, one stroke off the top medalist round. Hunter Oden and Will Craig, both of Piedmont, had identical scores of 68. Garrett Murphy of Putnam City North finished fourth at 74, while Dillon Burns of Kingfisher was fifth at 75.
“Max was outstanding finishing third individually,” Powell said.
Matthew Brown and Ross Keep both shot 78s for the Cougars.
“Ross and Matthew played well too,” Powell said. “We continue to get better.”
Rounding out the Ada scores were Aiden Plumlee with an 83 and Ryan Hagar with an 84.
“We still have to cut down on the mental mistakes that are costing us the five or six shots that we need to save to compete for a title this year,” Powell said. “They continue to work at those things, and I expect the improvement to continue.”
The Cougars — ranked No. 2 in Class 4A behind Heritage Hall — are back in action Monday at the Ardmore Invitational hosted by the Dornick Hills Golf Course. That will be Ada’s last tournament before the Class 4A Regional Tournament scheduled for April 30 at the Jimmie Austin Golf Course in Seminole.
Joining Ada in the Seminole regional include the host Chieftains, Broken Bow, Ft. Gibson, Hilldale, Metro Christian, Muldrow, Sallisaw and Wagoner.
|Golfers Finish Fourth At Duncan|
|04/07/18 - |
DUNCAN – The Ada High School boys golf team battled against cold, windy conditions and placed fourth in the Southern Oklahoma Invitational Thursday at the Duncan Golf Club.
Host Duncan won the event with a two-round team score of 631, followed by Tuttle at 650, Elk City at 655 and Ada at 669.
“I felt like we took a step backwards today. Conditions were a little difficult, especially early in the morning, but we need to do better at handling the conditions said Ada head coach Robbie Powell. “It was windy and the greens were very fast and we just did not adjust to the speed of the greens like we needed to.”
Matthew Brown topped the Ada effort with scores of 80 and 81 for a 161, followed by Max Roberts with a 164 (81-83), Aiden Plumlee with a 165 (78-87), Ryan Hagar with a 180 (89-91) and Ross Kemp with a 188 (98-90).
“We know for sure what we need to work on as we move into the last half of our schedule,” Powell said. “We will get that work done and be better the next time we play.”
The Cougars’ next tournament will be April 17 at the Buffalo Rock Golf Course in Cushing.
|Ada Golf Finishes Second|
|04/04/18 - |
Class 4A powerhouse Heritage Hall won the 2018 Tournament of Championship title on a cold, breezy Monday at the Oak Hill Golf and Country Club.
However, the Ada Cougars were nipping on the Chargers’ heels.
Heritage Hall finished with a team score of 300, and Ada was runner-up at 305. Plainview captured third place with a 308, while Kingfisher was next at 318.
Ada’s second team finished with a score of 367.
“I am really happy with the way the kids played today in very tough weather conditions. It was very cold and very wet, which made for a long, difficult day,” said Ada head coach Robbie Powell.
Plainview standout Tyler Neher won the medalist title with a 71, while Ada’s Matt Roberts was next at 73. Rounding out the top five were Will McDonald of Heritage Hall at 75, Peyton Burns of Kingfisher at 75 and Hardy Bowers of Heritage Hall at 76.
Ryan Hagar and Aiden Plumlee were next on the Ada list with 79s, while Ross Kemp turned in an 81. Matthew Brown carded an 83 for the Cougars.
“We all need to continue to improve in all areas, but especially chipping and putting. If we continue to get better in those two areas, we have a chance to be a really good team,” Powell said
Other Ada scores included Mack Weems, 93; Michael Huff, 94; Jake Laxton, 101 David Anderson, 101; and David Johnson, 102.
The Cougars return to action Thursday at the Southern Oklahoma Invitational, held at the Duncan Golf and Tennis Club.
|Ada Cougar Golf|