Local coach hosts golf tournament

Published 10:25 am Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Dennis Sumblin, head track coach for Franklin High School, recently hosted the fourth annual Track Golf Tournament on June 22 at the Sleepy Hole Golf Course in Suffolk.

At left are Cleo Johnson, Genie Grant, Donald Wall, the Rev. Robert Diggs and Coach Dennis Sumblin. They are the winners of the fourth annual Track Golf Tournament, which took place at Sleepy Hole Golf Course in Suffolk this past June. — Submitted | Mona Sumblin

Seven teams braved the 90-degree rain-threatened temperatures for a great day of golf. The Tabernacle Baptist Church Golf Team (the Rev. Robert Diggs, Genie Grant, Donald Wall, Cleo Johnson) from Petersburg, repeated as champions with a score of 57.

Vernon Watson, Mario Newby, Juan Vaughan and Dave Willis placed second with a score of 63.

They were last year’s runner-up.

The track team would like to thank the following sponsors for helping to make this tournament a great success: Bojangles, Brian Hedgepeth – Bronco Federal Credit Union, Franklin Sportsmans Club, Dairy Queen, O’Reilly’s, Auto Zone, NAPA, Huddle House, Applebees, Belk, Manhattans, Food Lion, Ace, Dail’s, Damaris Johnson and Southside Regional Medical Center.