Heath, Linderman win Morgan golf championships

David Elwell, The Decatur Daily, Ala.
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Apr. 13—Hartselle High's Jinger Heath and Priceville High's Cole Linderman were the big winners at Monday's Morgan County Tournament.

Heath, who is a sophomore, won her third county tournament championship after shooting 71 at Point Mallard. She won it the first time as a seventh grader in 2018 with a 74. She repeated in 2019 as an eighth grader with a 77. There was no tournament in 2020 due to COVID.

Linderman, who is also a sophomore, shot 72 on Monday to edge both 2019 champion Brayden Nelson of Brewer and West Morgan's Walker Smith by one shot.

Heath was joined on the All-Tournament team by Hartselle team No. 1 teammates Alyssa Berry (78) and Lauren Temples (84), Brewer's Abby Brown (95) and Hartselle No. 2's Hannah Hall (101).

Linderman, Nelson and Smith were joined on the All-Tournament team by Brewer's Kaden Cobbs (84) and Priceville's Dakota Cartee (85).

The team championship for girls went to Hartselle No. 1 with a 233 with Hartselle No. 2 second at 322. Priceville took the boys championship with a 351 to Decatur No. 1's 382.

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