Class 6A boys golf notebook: Huskies nearing 10th straight team championship

If someone is to keep Edmond North from winning its 10th consecutive Class 6A boys golf title, it’s going to take a performance bordering on miraculous in the final round Tuesday at Karsten Creek in Stillwater.
by Scott Wright Published: May 12, 2014
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If someone is to keep Edmond North from winning its 10th consecutive Class 6A boys golf title, it’s going to take a performance bordering on miraculous in the final round Tuesday at Karsten Creek in Stillwater.


Edmond North’s two-round total of 597 is 30 strokes ahead of Edmond Memorial, with Jenks 32 back after 36 holes Monday. All five of Edmond North’s players are in the top 10 heading into the final round, including the individual leader, Hayden Wood, and two more tied for second.

While most of the team got off to a slow start Monday, the Huskies got on track quickly enough to hold the lead after 18 holes, and extend it after 36.

“The last two years, we’ve been behind after the first round,” Wood said. “It was kind of feeling like déjà vu at first. But it was really good to start the second round with a lead, because we weren’t sure about the weather. That could’ve changed a lot of things.”

NORMAN NORTH’S JOHNSON IN THE MIX AGAIN

Norman North junior Thomas Johnson was one of three players in a playoff for the individual title last season. And a year later, Johnson is right back in the middle of things after a first-day total of 149, two shots off the pace of Wood.

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by Scott Wright
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A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and...
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