Clarksville's James Brannon Wins Class AAA Title

CROSSVILLE- - -James Brannon shot a 69 on the final day of competition to give him a two-day total of 141 to win the 2003 Class AAA state championship at the Bear Trace golf course. Brannon finished two strokes ahead of Knoxville West's Bud Reynolds who finished with a 143 (71-72).

Clarksville's James Brannon Wins Class AAA Title; Science Hill Wins Second Team Title in Three Years

Brannon combined with teammates Ryne Fisher (145), Alan Reece (161), and Jon Clouser (166) to give Clarksville a team score of 610 and a runner-up finish. Clarksville finished three strokes behind Science Hill.

Science Hill was led by Derek Adams who finished with a 148 (73-75) to finish tied for 13th. Adams combined with Chris Wynne (151), Brad Robinson (155), Blake Howard (157), and Kyle Kochelek (162) to give Science Hill their second title in three years. They defeated Clarksville in 2001 by five strokes. Clarksville won the team title in 2002.

Blake Lannom of Hendersonville, who was tied for first after day one, finished in third with a two-day total of 144 (69-75). Brandon Burris of White House, Phillip Pettit of Oakland, and Ryne Fisher of Clarksville each finished with a score of 145 to finish tied for fourth place.

Complete results can be found on the web at: www.tssaa.org. Photos of the state tournament available for purchase can be found at www.e-sportpix.com. Next week the Division II state golf tournament will be held at The Bear Trace golf course at Tims Ford State Park on Tuesday, October 7 and Wednesday October 8.


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