Codd takes home provincial golf title

Matt Codd of Hunting Hills is the new Alberta High School boys’ golf champion.

Matt Codd of Hunting Hills is the new Alberta High School boys’ golf champion.

Codd defeated Tyler Saunders of St. Albert in a playoff after the two tied at even-par 144 in the two-day event.

Codd, who won the McLennan Ross/Sun Junior Tour final this year defeating two-time champion Saunders and Red Deer’s Brett Pasula in a playoff, had rounds of 72-72 while Saunders shot 68-76.

Logan Hill of Hunting Hills and Pasula, of Notre Dame tied for ninth at 151. Hill had rounds of 73-78 with Pasula at 74-77.

Jared Nicolls of Ponoka tied for 13th at 74-81—155 with Jacob Ziebart of Notre Dame 15th at 74-82—155, Kolby Vold of Ponoka tied for 23rd at 82-80—162 and Davis Labrie of Ponoka tied for 25th at 80-83—163.

Ponoka finished third in the boys’ 3A-4A team competition with a 454 total while Notre Dame came in fourth at 456.

Strathmore was first at 434 and St. Albert second at 438. Spruce View was seventh in the 1A-2A boys’ team competition.

The 3A-4A girls’ team competition saw Lacombe place fifth at 691. Grande Prairie Comp won with a 508 total with Harry Ainlay of Edmonton at 563.

Courtney Dickson of Innisfail led the Central Alberta girls, finishing sixth at 93-81—174. Kat Kennedy of Foothills Comp took first with a 149 total following rounds of 72-77. She won by 11 strokes over Sarah Spencer of Grande Prairie (82-78)

Micaela Stone of Camrose was 12th at 103-94—197 with Kendahl Reitz of Lacombe 22nd at 101-115—216.

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