Buffalo Island Central's lady golfers are off to a fast start this season, behind the strong play of twin sisters Sarah and Lauren Roddy. The Roddy twins have taken turns capturing medalist honors in most of BIC's early season matches.
The Mustangs traveled to Marked Tree Aug. 8 for a tri-match with East Poinsett County and Manila. The Lady Mustangs won team honors, shooting a 155, led by co-medalists Sarah and Lauren Roddy, who both carded rounds of 47. Teammate Rachel Simmons shot a 61.
Makayla Shedd fired a 55 to lead Manila, while teammate Gracie Gilliam shot a 90.
In the boys division, EPC took home top honors with a team score of 229, led by medalist Martin Powell who fired a four under par 68.
BIC finished second, shooting a team score of 256 while Manila came in third with a 269.
Alex Field led BIC with a 77 while Daniel Davis and Mark Stone shot scores of 87 and 92 respectively.
Blake Carr led Manila with a three over par 75 while Scott Eubanks carded an 87. Landon Woody completed the Lion scoring, shooting a 107.
BIC traveled to Sage Meadows Aug. 11, winning the girls division by outscoring Nettleton 147-155. Lauren Roddy captured medalist honors, shooting a nine hole score of 42, while Sarah Roddy finished with a 47. Brittany Stockton completed the Lady Mustang team scoring, shooting a 58 in the play four, count three format.
EPC took a four stroke victory over the Raiders, 168-172, to win the boys division, while BIC finished another three shots back, shooting a team score of 175. Daniel Davis led the Mustangs in the play five, count four format, shooting a nine hole round of 39. Forrest Robertson shot a 44, Alex Field carded a 45 while Zach Riley finished with a 47.
The Mustangs traveled to The Links golf course in Jonesboro on Aug. 12. Both the boys and girls captured first place. In the girls division BIC shot a team score of 131 to outdistance second place Armorel, who finished with a team score of 167.
Lauren Roddy took home medalist honors with a nine hole score of 41 while Sarah Roddy fired a 44. Kaylee Greathouse finished with a 51.
The BIC boys fired a team score of 124, eight shots better than second place Armorel who finished with a team score of 132.
Alex Field took home medalist honors, firing a 34 while Daniel Davis and Forrest Robertson completed rounds of 42 and 48 respectively.
The Mustangs journeyed to Manila and competed in a three team match at the Big Lake Country Club Aug. 16.
The Lady Mustangs took home top honors, firing a team score of 148 to easily outdistance second place EPC, who finished with a 176.
Sarah Roddy won medalist honors, firing a nine hole score of 42. Lauren Roddy was three shots back, shooting a 45 while Rachel Simmons rounded out the BIC scoring, shooting a 61.
EPC edged BIC in the boys division, 126-129, with third place Bay finishing with a team score of 149.
Martin Powell shot a nine hole score of one over par 37 to win medalist honors for the Warriors.
Alex Field was the top scorer for BIC, shooting a 41, while Daniel Davis and Mark Stone finished with scores of 43 and 45 respectively.