Cobb, Seabreeze takes fifth in the top five in girls’ state golf tournaments
Amelia Cobb, a sophomore at Seabreeze, placed third in the Class 2A girls’ golf tournament November 12-13 at the Mission Inn Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills and led the Sandcrabs to fourth.
Cobb had five birds over two rounds to fire a 1-over tie on consecutive days for 73-73-146, two strikes behind runner-up Alexandra Gazzoli of Matanzas (74-70-144).
Mainland Lua Johansson finished seventh with a score of 73-78-151.
In the boys’ state championships, Brandon Godfrey of Seabreeze tied for 12th with a score of 79-79-158. Godfrey was ranked number one among Flagler and Volusia County golfers. The Sandcrab team finished 16th among the state playoffs.
The Seabreeze girls shot 342-335—677 to finish one strike behind Archbishop McCarthy’s third-placed team.
In addition to Cobb taking third, Seabreeze’s Hannah Ashton ranked 28th with a score of 83-84-167, and Riley Fletcher ranked 33rd with a score of 81-87-168.
The girls played at Mission Inn’s Las Colinas stadium, while the boys played at El Campion Stadium.
Cobb’s third-place finish was the highest in the school’s history. The Sandcrabs, who won the girls’ team runner-up three times (1983, 1997, and 1998), did not produce a singles champion or runner-up.
Seabreeze Girls Tenth in the Cross Country
The Seabreeze girls finished 10th in the state in the Class 3A cross-country championship on November 12 at Appalachian Park in Tallahassee.
Twin sisters Mackenzie Roy and Ariana Roy led the Sandcraps team with the highest 30 finishes. Mackenzie Roy ran the 5km in 19:48.3 to finish 26th, while Ariana Roy finished 28th with a time of 19:50.3.
Ella Chandler (20:13.4) was 48th, Nicole Dean (20:38.9) ranked 73rd, and Kela Anderson (22:50.1) ranked 174th.
The Seabreeze boys finished 25th with Tyler Herndon taking a time of 16:40.8 to finish 31st. Hayden Herndon (17:36.2) finished 99, Dominic Marinaccio (18:18.3) 152, Tyler Lewis (18:27.1) 161 and Jacob Labonte (18:36.9) 171.
Father Lopez’s boys finished 29th in the Class 1A championship. Andrew Gazzoli led the way for the green wave with a time of 17:26.1 to finish 39th.