MALVERN — With the conference tournament drawing ever closer, the Leopard golfers competed at Malvern Sept. 4.
Jared Hickson finished a shot away from medalist. Hickson finished with a 38, one stroke behind Arkadelphia’s Payton Edington’s 37.
Carter Rivas tied for fifth overall with a round of 49.
Arkadelphia claimed the boys team title with a total of 131, followed by Ouachita High School with 150 and Malvern with 165.
On the girls side Lady Leopard Lauren Graham’s 56 tied for the fourth best round.
Led by a 46 from Natalie Phillips, Hope took the girls team competition with a total of 160. Malvern had 166 and Arkadelphia 174.
The conference match is set for Sept. 17-18 at Lake DeGray.