Class 4A state golf notebook: Heritage Hall youngsters capture title

Behind four sophomores and a freshman, Heritage Hall closed strong in the final round to win the Class 4A boys’ golf state title on Tuesday.
By Trent Shadid and Guerin Emig, Tulsa World Published: May 13, 2014
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photo - Sam Jackson, Heritage Hall, tees off during the Class 4A boys golf at Lake Hefner Golf Course, Tuesday May 13, 2014.  Photo by David McDaniel, The Oklahoman
Sam Jackson, Heritage Hall, tees off during the Class 4A boys golf at Lake Hefner Golf Course, Tuesday May 13, 2014. Photo by David McDaniel, The Oklahoman

Behind four sophomores and a freshman, Heritage Hall closed strong in the final round to win the Class 4A boys’ golf state title on Tuesday.

The Chargers shot an 855 over the three rounds at Lake Hefner’s north course to finish 16 strokes ahead of Ft. Gibson.

“We had a seven-shot lead going into the last round, and we thought if we could shoot around 295 no one could catch us,” said coach Andy Bogert. “We came out and shot a 294, so basically got exactly what we wanted.”

Sophomores Tripp Harris (219), Andrew McDonald (223), and Sam Jackson (225), and freshman Beau Turrentine (225) combined to give Heritage Hall the title. Sophomore Blake Brigham shot a 230 as all five team members finished in the top 20 individually.

“These kids have grown up playing together,” Bogert said. “They play all year long, all the time. And they’re always playing in big tournaments, so they just go out and play. Two of them even went out and played another nine after we won the tournament.”

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