Roundup: Scottish Girls’ Golf Takes Fourth Place at Sanford Golf Course


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Kelsey Hunter putt on the 18th green at Foxfire on September 13th.

Neel Madhavan | Laurinbourg interchange file photo

Scotland’s high school girls’ golf team took fourth place on Monday in their third golf game of the Sandhills Athletic Conference season at Sanford Municipal Golf Course.

The Lady Scots combined to shoot a team score of 158, their best total so far this season. Pinecrest took first place with a 110, followed by Union Pines with a 132 and Lee County with a 151. Richmond was fifth with a score of 179.

Each Scottish golfer has individually shot their lowest lap of the season.

The Lady Scots were again led by Faith McCormick, who shot a 49 in the round of nine holes. Kelsey Hunter shot a 54, followed by Berkley Wallace’s 55. Claire Smith shot a 57 and Emma Seales shot a 67.

Scotland return to play on September 27 at Pinehurst No.6.

NCHSAA publishes RPI ranking

The NCHSAA released the season’s first edition of RPI odds for soccer, men’s soccer and volleyball.

RPI ratings are used this season to determine the state playoff standings at the end of the season. RPI uses a formula that combines the winning percentage of a team, the winning percentage of the team’s opponents, and the winning percentage of the opponents of the team’s opponents. The formula is: RPI = (0.3 x WP) + (0.4 x OWP) + (0.3 x OOWP).

Since Scotland are in a 4A / 3A split conference, the top ranked team in each classification will win an automatic playoff bid.

Scottish football’s RPI ranking is No.7 in 3A East, with an overall RPI rating of 0.597. Volleyball’s RPI ranking is # 11 in 3A Est, with an overall RPI rating of 0.587. Finally, men’s football has an RPI ranking of No.43 in the 3A East with an RPI ranking of 0.357.

XC meeting postponed

Due to the threat of inclement weather, this week’s Scottish cross country meeting against Lee County and Richmond has been postponed until Thursday.

Scotland win 3-0 at Red Springs

Scotland’s varsity high school volleyball team won a 3-0 victory over Red Springs on Monday night.

The Lady Scots won the first set 25-11, the second set 25-11 and the third set 25-9.

“Tonight we had the chance to focus on moving our services and out of what we’re used to,” Pearce said. “We were able to get under the ball to get some really good passing on target that gave our hitters a lot of hits on the balls at the net. The girls got back into the rhythm and played volleyball well tonight.

Scotland finished with 14 aces. At net, senior Kate Carter had 11 kills, while juniors Jenna Luquer and senior Angel Cole each had five.

Defensively, seniors Angelle Norton and Kamdyn Morgan each finished with five digs.

Senior Olivia Hyatt totaled 16 assists.

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Contact Neel Madhavan at 910-817-2671 ext. 2751 or [email protected] Follow on Twitter at @NeelMadhavan.

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