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Golf: Ringgold's Brooks Thomas wins class AAA state championship

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Posted: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 3:21 pm | Updated: 3:25 pm, Tue May 21, 2013.

Brooks Thomas finished out his senior season with a bang on Monday, May 20 at Reunion Country Club in Hoschton .

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga signee of Ringgold High School won the Class AAA GHSA State Golf Tournament after a two-hole playoff against two others.

Thomas shot an even-par 72 and won with a 4-foot birdie on the second hole of the playoff.

Ringgold head coach Slade Queen said he couldn't be more proud of Thomas for "bringing it home for Ringgold."

"I know Brooks is one happy golfer," he said. "You could tell he was excited after he won it. The team was all sitting around watching and cheering him.
 
Queen said Thomas "loves a challenge," so winning the state in a playoff wasn't a surprise.
 
"Brooks is a competitor," he said. "He really stepped it up."

Learn more about Thomas and the Tigers in next week's edition of The Catoosa County News.

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