TARBORO — Golf
The SouthWest Edgecombe Cougars golf team blew out their Eastern Plains Conference opponents Monday at Cutter Creek in a four team match.
The Cougars shot 306 as a team and were 45 strokes better then Beddingfield who finished second with 351. Farmville Central shot a 374 and Greene Central finished with a 416.
Ryan Chatt was the Cougars medalist after he shot a 73. Nathan Webb and Eric Norville both shot a 77, while Cole Jefferys finished with a 79 and Taylor Newton shot a 82.
The Cougars golf team won their second match in as many days Tuesday when they beat Riverside and Southern Wayne. SouthWest shot 301 and Riverside shot 302 and Southern Wayne rounded it out with a 329.
Chatt was the Cougars medalist again after he shot a 69, -2 under par. Webb shot a 73 and Newton finished with a 79. Jefferys shot an 80 and Norville had a 81.
Coach Jonathan Cobb said it is great to get the win against Riverside because they have beaten the Cougars this season.
"Ryan certainly played to his potential," Cobb said. "I'm glad for him and excited about seeing some of our other guys heat up as well as we get closer to the days that matter the most."
The Cougars next conference match will be Monday at Farmville Country Club.
SouthWest tennis team played a non-conference match Monday and were defeated 6-3 by Riverside.
The Cougars No. 2 seed Michael Parisher and No. 3 seed Tyler Killebrew won their singles matches and the Cougars won one doubles match.
Coach Joel Elliott said the top five singles courts produced great points and solid competition.
"All of our players improved from the last meeting," Elliott said. "Riverside's doubles teams really solidified their win and showed that they are unquestionably the better team."