Dunwoody placed four golfers among the top five at the DeKalb County Golf Championships to win its fourth consecutive boys’ title and 10th overall. The Wildcats shot a tournament-record score of 310 to defeat second-place Lakeside by 44 strokes (310-354) on March 26 at Mystery Valley Golf Club.
Dunwoody’s Ryan Elmore shot 73 to earn medalist honors for the third straight season to lead a sweep of the top three spots for the Wildcats. Raul Oviedo was second with a 75, including the day’s best front-nine score of 37. Peter Trask shot an 80 and won a tiebreaker to place third. Dunwoody’s Cameron Larose shot an 82 and finished fifth.
Lakeside’s Peter Pappas shot an 80 and placed fourth.
Arabia Mountain, which finished six strokes behind Lakeside with a team total of 360, had three sophomores in the top 10. Miles Bizzle finished sixth with an 86, Darius Davis shot 87 and Ashton Sullivan 89.
Chamblee’s Khaliq Dansby and Miller Grove’s Brinson McCants both shot 88 to finish in a tie for eighth. Dansby’s score helped Chamblee take fourth place in the team standings with a total of 378.
Columbia’s Maram Macham and Lakeside’s Austin Bowman also shot 89 to tie for 10th with Sullivan.
Tucker took fifth with a team total of 424, led by Donald Miller with a round of 100.
In the girls’ tournament, Lakeside won its fourth overall title since the event began in 2005. Lakeside won three straight titles from 2007-10 (the 2008 tournament was rained out).
Lakeside outshot Arabia Mountain 216-225 for its best tournament finish in school history.
Sarah Karanga of Columbia won the individual title for the second time in three years by shooting a round of 86 to finish 13 strokes ahead of runner-up Tamara Martin of Arabia Mountain, who finished with a 99.
Chamblee’s Kayla McClendon placed third with a round of 105 and Susanne Boden led Lakeside’s victory with a fourth-place finish at 107.
Christina Evans of Druid Hills was fifth with a 108 and Mackenzie Bowman of Lakeside was sixth at 109.
Defending champion Lindsay Owings of Dunwoody was seventh with a 116, followed by Lakeside’s Caroline Malone with a 117 and Arabia Mountain’s Seana Deas at 136.