Salem girls, Pocahontas boys win Cougar Classic

The Cougar Classic golf tournament hosted by Izard County High School wrapped up its two-day run at the Golf Course on Turkey Mountain in Horseshoe Bend Wendesday. The Pocahontas boys and Salem girls claimed the team titles.

The Lady Greyhounds easily won the girls’ title by 63 strokes over runner-up Highland.

The individual title went to Viola’s AJ McCandlis with a two-day total of 197. Salem’s Chloe Taylor was second with a 198.

The Pocahontas boys had the top two individual golfers to finish 33 shots ahead of second place Bay.

From the area, Izard County was led by Elijah Wilkes with a two-day total of 167. Salem’s top golfers were Hank Guiltner and Jackson Taylor with a 196.

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