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2015-16 Forsyth County News All-County Golf Team
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Lambert's Spencer Ball (left) and Kate Owens are the 2015-16 Forsyth County News' Boy and Girl Golfer of the Year. - photo by Micah Green

2016 Forsyth County News All-County Golf Team


Player of the Year: Spencer Ball, Lambert, Sr. The Armstrong State signee played steady all season, finishing with a 74.4 tournament average, but finished strong shooting county-best rounds at region and state to help the Longhorns finish second in Class 6A by two strokes.

Coach of the Year: Rodney Moore, North Forsyth. Moore helped guide a young Raiders team through the aftermath of former North golfer Joe Dumphy’s tragic death to reach the state sectionals for the first time in program history and have an individual golfer reach state for the first time ever.


Name School Year

Brett Barron Lambert Sr.

Georgia Southern signee had 72.5 tournament average, named to GHSGCA Senior All-Star team

Barrett Hopper South Forsyth Jr.

76 tournament average, 2-under 70 at region

Nick Lasseter North Forsyth Fr.

74 tournament average, first Raider to qualify for state tournament ever

Christian Payne Forsyth Central Jr.

75 tournament average

Drew Ridings West Forsyth Sr.

75 at region

Kevin Stine Lambert Jr.

74.9 tournament average

Cameron Stokes South Forsyth Jr.

75.6 tournament average


Player of the Year: Kate Owens, Lambert, Soph. Finished with a 74.3 tournament average and out-shined the Lady Longhorns’ big names at state to win low medalist in Class 6A and help Lambert win its fourth consecutive state championship.

Coach of the Year: Ronnie Davis, South Forsyth. Withstood the loss of best player to transfer and still guided the Lady War Eagles back to the state championship, where South finished 10th. 


Samantha Bearden South Forsyth Soph.

86 tournament average on state qualifier

Allie Fletcher West Forsyth Sr.

Carsen Newman signee was individual state qualifier

Tiffany Kang Lambert Jr.

77 tournament average on state champions

Lauren Lightfritz Lambert Sr.

Mercer signee had 74.3 tournament average, region champion

Kayley Marschke Lambert Sr.

Auburn signee had 77 tournament average

Kelly Strickland South Forsyth Soph.

83 tournament average on state qualifier

Hannah Walker Forsyth Central Sr.

Young Harris signee won region, finished T-7th at state in Class 5A