Council, O’Neal set pace at Zebulon

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ZEBULON — Bree Council of Willow Springs Country Club carded a nine-hole round of 36 to lead the girls division and, also with a 36, Drew O’Neal of Wedgewood Public Golf Course set the boys pace in the fourth Eastern North Carolina Junior Golf League match at Zebulon Country Club on Tuesday.

In overall competition, the Willow Springs girls and Wedgewood boys continued to dominate.

The Willow Springs girls amassed 13 points, followed by Wedgewood with 5.5 and Zebulon with 4.5. Overall, Willow Springs has accumulated 47.5 points, Wedgewood 24 and Zebulon 17.

Wedgewood’s boys edged Zebulon 23-20.5, while Willow Springs managed 11 points. After four matches, Wedgewood has piled up 115.5 points, Zebulon 63.5 and Willow Springs 37.

Council fired her round of 36 in the ages 10-13 division. Camiryn Jackson of Willow Springs, Lanie Jinks of Wedgewood and Madison Butts of Wedgewood deadlocked for second with 44s.

In Girls 14-18, Zebulon’s Taylor Capps prevailed with a 42, while Allison Boykin of Willow Springs finished second with a 58. Third was Willow Springs’ Aydin Meadows with a 63.

Drew O’Neal emerged the class of Boys 12-13 with his 36. Wedgewood’s Noah Joyner trailed with a 38, while Nate O’Neal, Drew’s twin brother, salvaged third with a 41.

In 10-11, Willow Springs’ Samuel Allegood won with a 39. Second place with a 41 was shared by the Wedgewood pair of Joseph Butts and Cameron Ratliff.

Willow Springs’ Garrett Johnson fashioned a 38 to emerge the 14-15 front-runner. Chasing was the Zebulon pair of Spencer Edwards with a 41 and Josh Miller with a 47.

Zebulon swept the top three 16-18 spots. Chance Puckett led with a 40, followed by Josh Allman with a 44 and Thomas Jeffries with a 45.

The fifth match was scheduled for Thursday at Wedgewood.