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June 13, 2007
Floyd Central makes it back-to-back state titles;
Tyler Duncan of Columbus North set a state finals record for 18 holes in
Wednesday’s final round en route to winning the individual state title, while
Floyd Central repeated as the team state champion during the 71st
Annual IHSAA State Finals at The Legends of Indiana Golf Course in
thousands of competitive golfers who have played this course since 1992, this
is truly a remarkable accomplishment,” said Ted Bishop, PGA Director of Golf at
The Legends of Indiana, referring to
After leading the field into Day 2 with its opening round score of 297, Floyd Central completed its quest for back-to-back titles with a 299 on Wednesday and a two-day total of 596. The Highlanders are the first team to repeat as champs since Noblesville won in 1998 and 1999.
Floyd Central’s lineup consisted of all seniors with Ben Engle topping the group at 71-75-146 finishing tied for ninth overall. Jon Shackelford finished at 148, Steven Shaffer 150, Collin Curry 152 and Scott Reed 157.
Also of note from Tuesday was the double eagle turned in by Hamilton Southeastern’s Christopher Schwager. The junior tallied a 2 on the par-five, 10th hole that played 501 yards.
Brad Smith wins Fred A. Keesling Mental Attitude Award
finished fourth in the individual competition shooting a 69 on Tuesday and 73
on Wednesday for a 36-hole score of 142 and two shots
under par. He has competed in the IHSAA state finals all four years of his high
school career. Smith was also captain and starting point guard on the
The Smith family is no stranger to winning the Fred A. Keesling Mental Attitude award. Brad’s father, Todd, won the state individual title as a junior in 1980 and won the Mental Attitude Award in 1981. Todd’s two cousins Terry and Chris Smith won the mental attitude awards in 1980 and 1987. Chris also won the individual state championship in 1985.
graduated as the Salutatorian in his class of 131 students. He was the vice
president of the National Honor Society as a senior. Smith also works with the
He is a 2007 nominee for the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award and the National Scholar Athlete Award. Smith is also the recipient of the DAR Good Citizen’s Award.
The recipient, nominated by his principal and coach, must excel in mental attitude, scholarship, leadership, and athletic ability in boys golf.
Farm Bureau Insurance, IHSAA corporate partner, presented a $1,000 check to
Brad is the son of Todd and Claire Smith.
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State Finals Programs available
there for the state finals? You can still purchase a copy of the official
souvenir program while supplies last! Programs are $3.00 if you purchase in
person at the IHSAA Office (