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