Five Cherokee County high school golfers earned all-state recognition.
The teams were selected by the classification committees of the Georgia High School Golf Coaches Association. Criteria used in making the selections included season averages, season lows, state tournament finishes and other accomplishments throughout the 2021 season.
Leading the boys was Woodstock’s Connor MacMillan, who shot a 76-72 to earn a third place finish at the Class AAAAAAA state tournament. MacMillan was medalist in the Class AAAAAAA sectional tournament, shooting 65.
Etowah’s Noah Bauer also made the list, shooting 75 to lead his team to a second-place finish at the county tournament. Bauer shot a 77 at the Area 1AAAAAAA tournament and a season-best score of 67 at the Apple Mountain Invitational.
Creekview’s Tyler Latimer earned honorable mention honors after tying for 10th at the Class AAAAAA state tournament, shooting 74-73. Latimer helped lead his team to a first-place finish at the county tournament, earning a second-place individual finish with a 72.
Leading the girls honorees was Creekview’s Makena Dubois, who led her team to the Class AAAAAA state championship and finished third individually, shooting 73-79. Dubois also was the Cherokee County individual champion with a score of 75.
Right behind Dubois was teammate Lindsay Wayland, who earned honorable mention honors. Wayland had a fourth-place finish at the Class AAAAAA state tournament, with a score of 78-82. Wayland placed second at the county tournament with a 76.