Spurger Pirates Are Sailing On To State

by Hannah Grissom

Hyden DozierThe Spurger Pirates golf team played at regionals in Pfluggerville on April 24-25. At the end of the tournament, the team placed seventh overall. Sophomore Tyler Dozier, however, placed third and qualified for the state tournament. The state tournament will be held in Austin at the Lions Municipal golf course. The tournament will be played May 22-23. This is Spurger's second year for golf, and the first year they have had a state qualifier. The golf team is coached by Lin Ellis.

On Friday, April 28, the Pirate's track team competed at regionals. Kaleb Hyden placed second in the 110m hurdles. Hyden also placed second in the 300m. He has qualified for the state track and field championships. State competition will be held May 11-12 at the Mike Myers Stadium, University of Texas in Austin.

The track team is coached by Murphy Martin.