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  1. State golf: Mitchell freshman in 2A contention

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    Mitchell freshman Nick Gabrelcik was in contention after the first round of the Class 2A state golf tournament in Howey-in-Hills. Gabrelcik shot 1-over 73 on the Mission Inn and Resort's El Campeon Course for sixth place Tuesday.

  2. State golf: Three local girls turn in top-10 finishes

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    Tampa Prep freshman Lilly Berry and Cambridge Christian sophomore Latanna Stone and senior Ashley Zagers placed in the top 10 after Saturday's second round of the Class A state tournament in Howey-in-the-Hills.

  3. State golf: Plant boys, led by Jackson Suber, take 3A title

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    HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS — Give Plant's boys golf team a resounding standing ovation, because on Wednesday they pulled off what no boys golf team from Hillsborough County has done in 46 years.

    The Panthers won a state team title.

    With emphasis.

    Plant's boys golf team proudly holds the Class 3A state team championship trophy Wednesday evening after shooting 301-305--606 at El Campeon Course at Mission Inn Resort and Club. Plant is the first Hillsborough County boys golf team in 46 years to a state team title. King High last won in 1970. [Scott Purks]
  4. HomeTeam Hot Shot winners: Dalton Shettle and Kirbea Harrell

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    Dalton Shettle, Canterbury

    Shettle is one of those people who has the ability to make most sports look easy. He took to baseball and soccer at an early age and was usually one of the better players on those teams. Then, as a sophomore in high school, he decided to try golf. Not long after, he was …

    Canterbury golfer Dalton Shettle is the Times' Male Hot Shot for the week of Oct. 15-21, 2016. [Special to the Times]
  5. Region golf: Plant boys, St. Petersburg girls win

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    EAST LAKE — Plant had a pretty simple team strategy for Monday's Class 3A, Region 4 tournament at Lansbrook Golf Club: Keep the driver in the bag and the ball in the fairway. That strategy worked on a day when scores were high.

  6. HomeTeam Hot Shot winners: Griffin Alstott and Meredith Kiernan

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    Griffin Alstott, Northside Christian

    Northside Christian High School QB Griffin Alstott on the field during practice at Northside Christian 7777 62nd Ave N., in St. Petersburg.
  7. District golf: Cambridge Christian takes A-13 girls title

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    TAMPA — Into the wind from almost 150 yards — and tied for the lead — Cambridge Christian senior Ashley Zagers took aim at the par-4, 18th hole pin Tuesday afternoon at Westchase Golf Club.

    No worries.

    Ashley Zagers finished with even-par 72, one shot ahead of sophomore teammate Latana Stone and Tampa Prep sophomore Julie Zhang in the Class A, District 13 tournament. [Scott Purks]
  8. Meredith Kiernan leads St. Petersburg girls to 3A-12 district title

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    By Bob Putnam

    Times Staff Writer

    SEMINOLE — With each tee shot, St. Petersburg's Meredith Kiernan hit golf balls that settled safely in the fairway. That made putting for par easier during Tuesday's Class 3A, District 12 girls tournament at Seminole Lake Country Club.

  9. District golf: Sunlake boys, Land O'Lakes girls repeat as 2A-5 champs

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    ZEPHYRHILLS — The Sunlake boys and Land O'Lakes girls defended their titles in the Class 2A, District 5 tournaments Tuesday at Silverado. Both teams advance to the regionals where they each finished second last season.

  10. HomeTeam Hot Shot winners: Davis Harrison and Lindsey Leadbetter

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    Davis Harrison, Clearwater Central Catholic

    Clearwater Central Catholic golfer Davis Harrison (Rodney Page, Times)