1ST PLACE-FIRST FLIGHT.

The Graham and Company team won first place in the First Flight in last Friday’s Wanda B. Jeffress Memorial Golf Tournament at Green’s Folly Golf Course with a round of 53. Pictured (from the left) are team members David Graham, Bill Graham and Willoughby Gasperini, Stanley Jeffress and Zena Jeffress who presented awards and team member Sam Edmonds.

The Graham and Company team took top honors in last Friday’s Wanda B. Jeffress Memorial Golf Tournament at Green’s Folly Golf Course.

The team comprised of David Graham, Bill Graham and Willoughby Gasperini and Sam Edmonds carded a round of 53 to win the 18-hole tournament edging the Averett University team by three shots.

Players comprising the Averett University team included Danny Miller, Buddy Rawley, Barbara Kushubar and Vickie Oakes.

The Cumbey’s Crew team comprised of June Hancock, Charlie Payne, Chris Young and Jim Spear took third place in the First Flight with a round of 57.

The Jeffress Funeral Home team took first place in the Second Flight, with the team comprised of Teddy Bradley, Lawrence Wilkerson, Alfred Ragsdale and George Wood posting a round of 55 to win by two shots.

J.E. Burton Construction Company, with Coleman Speece, Barbara Speece, Kay Burton and John Burton took runner-up honors in the Second Flight with a round of 57.

The Terry’s Auto team composed of Kassidy Irby, Connie Pate, Cassie Prevette and Richard Harrell took third place in the Second Flight with a round of 61.

Proceeds raised from the tournament will go to the naming opportunity at Halifax County High School.

The Wanda B. Jeffress Memorial Golf Tournament Committee wishes to thank all the teams and sponsors who participated.  Sponsors include: Alfred Ragsdale-George Wood, American National Bank & Trust Co, Anderson Lawn Care Service, Averett University, Bristol Martin, Commonwealth Assisted Living-Christy Puckett, Elmira Powell, Gene’s Orange Market and Gloster Furniture.

Sponsors also include H&M Logging, Jarvis Martin, J.E. Burton Construction Co., Jeffress Funeral Home, Leon Ragsdale, Map South Construction Co., Marcus Hargrave, Mike Lyon-Brooks-Lyon Funeral Home, Molasses Grill, Monica Pounds-Edmonds-Panache Boutique, Patrick Carrington, Robert Guthrie, Scotty Felton-Long & Foster, Sharon Graves-Sharon Mebane and Mercedes DeShazo, Sherman LaPrade-Party Tyme Rentals, Starz Gold, and Fred and Gerald Jeffress-Teez at South Fork.

Joe Chandler is the sports editor for The Gazette-Virginian. Contact him at jchandler@gazettevirginian.com.

Joe Chandler is the sports editor for The Gazette-Virginian. Contact him at jchandler@gazettevirginian.com