Windsor sports roundup: Dukes stay undefeated on links

Published 6:44 pm Friday, August 26, 2022

The Windsor High School varsity golf team won by its largest margin yet Wednesday, Aug. 24, at Cypress Creek Golfers’ Club in Smithfield.

The undefeated Dukes produced a nine-hole team score of 169, putting them 42 strokes ahead of their nearest competition. Greensville County High School came in second with a score of 211, Appomattox Regional Governor’s School shot a 248, Sussex Central High School also shot a 248, Southampton High School recorded a 249 and Franklin High School generated a 252.

Individually, junior Benjamin Beale led the Dukes with a score of 38. Windsor sophomore Lucas Patterson shot a 41, junior Aidan Dickinson registered a 43 and senior Carson Pierce produced a 47.

The Dukes improved to 4-0 overall and 3-0 in the Tri-Rivers District.

In Wednesday’s cross country meet at Franklin, Windsor senior Chloe Griffin finished second in the girls competition, and Dukes freshman Ethan Brinkley-Sawyer finished fifth in the boys event.

On Tuesday, Aug. 23, Windsor’s varsity girls volleyball team fell in its season opener 25-16, 25-23, 25-23 to host Northampton High School. However, Windsor’s junior varsity team prevailed 25-12, 25-23 against Northampton.