A total of 24 teams representing 21 schools fought gutsy winds at the LaFayette Golf Course on Saturday, but in the end it was Heritage and Class A private school First Presbyterian Day out of Macon who fought it the best.
Both teams finished the LaFayette Invitational tournament tied at 323, but it was Vikings that took home the team trophy, winning on a tiebreaker.
Etowah (327) was five shots behind, followed by Dalton (337), Ringgold (340), Dade County (342), Northwest Whitfield "A" (345), Calhoun "A" (347), LaFayette "A" (347), and Christian Heritage (354) in the top 10.
Gordon Lee (360) finished 11th overall, while LaFayette's "B" team (379) placed 20th.
Dylan Stansell and Zac Darden paced the Ramblers' "A" squad with a pair of 86's. Jacob Morgan carded an 87 and Kurt Ingram added an 88 to round out the team score. Josh James (89) and Brody Hewitt (103) also teed it up for the "A" team.
Robert Benson shot a 91 to lead the way for LaFayette's "B" team. Zach Oliver finished with a 93, Witt Pierce had a 97, and Jake Hampton carded a 98. Jase Alexander also played and shot a 99 for the Ramblers.
Lanier Guest led the Trojans with a round of 82, just five shots off of the day's low round. Devin Edwards had an 87, Mika Clark finished with a 95, and Seth Lewis shot a 96. Justin McCarty (88), Jacob Helton (91), and Ryan Thomison (101) played as singles for Gordon Lee.
Chase Cole of Dade County was low medalist with a five-over par 77.