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.