AUSTIN, Texas — Xander Parks rallied from a one stroke deficit Tuesday in Austin to win the 3A Boys Golf State Championship!
The senior followed up his opening round 70 with a 72 to close things out. His two day total of 142 bested silver medalist Boo Moerschell out of Callisburg by three strokes.
It's the fist State title for Orangefield of any kind since Eric Eshbach won the State Pole Vault Championship in 1999.
Parks was joined in the top ten by his younger brother Lincoln, who finished eighth with a 154, while Warren's Peyton Turner had a top thirty finish.
As team Orangefield finished fourth, missing out on a medal by just five strokes.
UIL 3A Boys Golf State Championship
4. Orangefield (142)
1. Xander Parks, Orangefield (142)
8. Lincoln Parks, Orangefield (154)
28. Petyon Turner, Warren (164)
45. Reese Johnson, Orangefield (170)
60. Ethan Gunter, Orangefield (182)
66. Alex Montz, Orangefield (195)
Chester's Will Thomason won the Class 1A State title with a two day total of 153. His team finished 10th overall with a score of 755.
Other members of the state qualifying yellow jacket golf team are Jack Rayburn, Cutter Lowe, Brad Davison and Waylon Sturrock.
UIL 1A Boys Golf State Championship
10. Chester (755)
1. Will Thomason, Chester (153)
35. Cutter Lowe (183)
45. Jack Rayburn (189)
71. Brad Davison (235)
72. Waylon Sturrock (242)