Seabreeze's Amelia Cobb wins district golf title

Seabreeze's boys and girls and Matanzas and FPC girls all advance to regionals.

Seabreeze's Amelia Cobb shot a 1-under 70 to win the district title. File photo by Brent Woronoff
Seabreeze's Amelia Cobb shot a 1-under 70 to win the district title. File photo by Brent Woronoff
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The Seabreeze boys and girls golf teams and the Flagler Palm Coast and Matanzas girls teams all qualified for regionals with runner-up finishes at their district tournaments.

In addition, Trevor Challice of Matanzas and FPC's Eli Thero and Wynter Dodson qualified indiviudally.

Seabreeze's Amelia Cobb won the District 6-2A championship by six strokes with a 1-under 70 at Daytona Beach Golf Club South. The Sandcrabs finished second to Orlando Bishop Moore. Seabreeze's Riley Fletcher was out sick, but she will be back for the regional tourney Oct. 31 at Dubsdread Golf Course, coach Cory Flickinger said.

Cobb tied third at the Class 2A state championships last year, leading the Sandcrabs to a third-place team finish.

Seabreeze's boys team also finished second at district to advance to regional. Seabreeze's Isaac Baldwin placed second with a 74 at Daytona Beach Golf Club South, while teammate Kyler Crafton was third with a 76. The Seabreeze boys will compete at Drubsdread on Oct. 30.

The Matanzas girls were the district runners-up at Palatka Golf Club. Senior Alexandra Gazzoli was the district runner-up with a 75. Gazzoli is the reigning Class 2A state champ.

The Pirates will compete in the Region 1-2A tournament at Quail Heights Country Club in Lake City on Oct. 31.

Flagler Palm Coast's girls team finished second to Gainesville Buchholz at the District 2-4A tournament at Hawkstone Country Club in Gainesville on Oct. 24. Carmella Carlisi shot 3-over 74 to place second behind Buchholz's Braydn Smith who shot a 5-under 66. The Bulldogs will return to Hawkstone on Oct. 30 for the Region 1-3A tourney.

The FPC boys finished fourth at Ocala Country Club on Oct. 24, but both Eli Thero and Wynter Dodson qualified for regional at St. Johns Golf Club on Oct. 31.

The Matanzas boys were fourth at Palatka Golf Club. They shot 352, four strokes behind Menendez for the final regional qualifying spot. Challice qualified for the regional tournament at Perdido Bay Golf Course in Pensacola Beach with a 76, the top district score among players on non-qualifying teams.   


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