Savannah Hawkins of Hurricane, Argyle Downes of Charles Town take WVGA 23rd Junior Match Play titles

The final day of play for the Junior Match Play Championship, conducted by the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA), took place Sunday at Parkersburg Country Club.

Savannah Hawkins.

In the girls’ championship match, Hurricane’s Savannah Hawkins defeated Oceana’s defending champion Kerri-Anne Cook 6 and 5.  Following the win, Hawkins said, “I played much better today than yesterday, and I’m happy with the win.”

Kerri-Anne Cook and Savannah Hawkins.

On the boys’ side, Argyle Downes of Charles Town defeated Jack Michael of Huntington 1 up to claim the championship title.  Starting the semi-finals earlier Sunday, Michael defeated Andrew Johnson of Hurricane 7 and 6, while Downes defeated Tanner Vest of Shady Spring 1 up.

Argyle Downes.

“This event on Mother’s Day weekend give parents a great opportunity to watch their kids play, especially the mothers of Savannah and Argyle,” said Head Golf Professional Adam Chesnut.  “Our course is as good as it’s ever been and the credit goes to Superintendent Pat Maher and his crew for having it in top-notch shape.”

Argyle Downes and Jack Michael.

“We want to congratulate Savannah and Argyle and thank everyone at the Parkersburg Country Club for hosting the 23rd Junior Match Play Championship,” said WVGA Interim Executive Director Chris Slack.

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