Eric Wells qualifies for regional golf meet

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Mexia’s Eric Wells has the ball lined up to sink this putt during the district golf tournament held Tuesday at Big Cedar Country Club in Teague. Mexia News photo/ Stephen R. Farris

By Stephen R. Farris
Mexia News Sports

Rusk and Palestine golf teams will advance to the regional meet after placing one and two in the district meet held in Jacksonville and Teague earlier this week.
Mexia’s Eric Wells made it to the list of top 12 medalists, putting his way to the number five spot with a two-day total of 190 (94, 96).
Wells sister, Mia, also made the top 12 medalists in the girl’s competition, sliding in at the number eight spot with a two-day total of 254.
Overall, the Mexia boys team finished fifth in district and the girls finished fourth.
Eric will be the lone representative from Mexia competing in the regional meet that will be held at Raven Nest Golf Club at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, April 16-17.