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AGA Junior Boys All-State Teams


Boys First Team:

Nick Dunlap, 2022, of Birmingham won the 73rd Alabama Boys State Junior Championship.  Finished fourth at the Southern Junior Championship at Squire Creek Country Club, qualified for the Alabama Men’s State Amateur Championship, and has multiple AJGA top-10 performances.  He is the number one ranked junior in the State of Alabama and the 2018 Alabama Golf Association Junior Boys Player of the Year.  A high school freshman, Dunlap and his family have recently relocated to South Carolina. 

Gordon Sargent, 2021, of Birmingham is a sophomore at Mountain Brook High School.  He was the winner at the 2018 AJGA Taylormade/Adidas Boys Junior All-Star, Co-medalist at the AHSAA 7A-State High School Championship, and finished seventh at the 2018 Future Masters.  Sargent also qualified for the 2018 Junior PGA Championship and has multiple AJGA and SJGT top-10 finishes.  Sargent is the number two ranked junior in the State of Alabama and a 2021 commit to Vanderbilt University.

Reynolds Lambert, 2019, of Birmingham is a senior at Mountain Brook High School.  He won the 2018 AJGA Scott Stallings Junior Championship, placed fourth at the 2018 Future Masters and 10th at the Southern Junior Championship at Squire Creek Country Club.  Lambert finished fourth at the AHSAA 7A-State High School Championship where he was a member of the Mountain Brook team that shattered the Alabama State scoring record at 32-under par.  Lambert has accumulated multiple AJGA top-10 finishes and qualified for the 2018 Junior PGA Championship.  He is the third ranked junior golfer in Alabama and a 2019 commit to Furman University.  

Thomas Ponder, 2019, of Dothan is a senior at Providence Christian School.  Was a Quarterfinalist at the United States Golf Association Junior Amateur Championship.  Finished ninth at the 2018 Future Masters, T16 at the Alabama Men’s State Amateur Championship, and won the AHSAA 3A State High School Championship.  He is the fourth ranked junior in Alabama and a 2019 commit to the University of Alabama.

Hunter Battles, 2019, of Tuscumbia is a senior at Muscle Shoals High School.  Finished second at the 73rd Alabama Boys State Junior Championship where he tied the GlenLakes Golf Club competitive course record with an opening round of 64.  Made the cut at the 2018 Southern Amateur Championship, T22 at the Southern Junior Championship, and was a key contributor on the AHSAA 5A State Championship team.  Battles was a member of the victorious Team Alabama at this year’s Southern Junior Cup at Old Kinderhook in Missouri.  He is the fifth ranked junior in Alabama and a 2019 commit to Louisiana Tech University.
 
Boys Second Team:
Austin Coggin, 2019, of Vestavia Hills is a senior at Vestavia Hills High School.  He made the cut at the Alabama Men’s State Amateur Championship, finished second at the AJGA Billy Horschel Championship and Bubba Conlee Junior, and qualified for the 2018 Junior PGA Championship.  Coggin has multiple AJGA top-10 finishes and an SJGT win.  He is the sixth ranked junior in Alabama and a 2019 Auburn University commit.

Jordan Plunkett, 2018, of Sterrett is a graduate of Hope Christian High School and a freshman at University of South Alabama in Mobile this fall.  Placed third at the 73rd Alabama Boys State Junior Championship, T16 at the Alabama Men’s State Amateur Championship and made the cut at the Future Masters.  Plunkett has multiple top-5 SJGT finishes on his resume.  He finished his junior career as the seventh ranked junior in Alabama.

Max Johnson, 2020, of Fairhope is a junior at Fairhope High School.  Placed T5 at the Alabama Boys State Junior Championship, won the SJGT Willow Point, finished second at the SJGT Wynlakes Junior, eighth at the AHSAA 7A-State High School Championship.  Johnson has an additional top-10 finish on the Southeastern Junior Golf Tour.  He is the eighth ranked junior golfer in Alabama. 

Hal Dove, 2019, of Dothan is a senior at Houston Academy.  Champion at the 2018 Future Masters, second at the AHSAA 3A High School State Championship, T8 at the 2018 Bubba Conlee Junior, and qualified for the 2018 Junior PGA Championship.  Dove also has one AJGA top-10 finish at the Hunter Mahan Junior Championship.  He is the ninth ranked junior golfer in the state and a 2019 Auburn University commit.

Padraic Sim, 2018, of Spanish Fort is a graduate of Spanish Fort High School and a freshman at the University of Washington this fall.  Placed ninth at the 73rd Alabama Boys State Junior Championship, where he was the defending champion, seventh at the Texas Cup Junior Invitational, and has one SJGT top-5 finish.  Sim also qualified for the Alabama Men’s State Amateur Championship and the PGA Junior Boys Championship.  He finished his junior career as the 10th ranked junior in Alabama.
 
Boys Third Team:
Jacob LeCroy, 2019, of Anniston is a senior at the Donoho School.  Champion at the AHSAA 1A-2A Boys State High School Championship and finished fourth at the Alabama Boys State Junior Championship.  LeCroy made the cut at both the 2018 Future Masters and Southern Junior Championship at Squire Creek Country Club.  LeCroy closes out the 2017-2018 golf season as the 11th ranked junior in the State of Alabama.

Ford Clegg, 2018, of Birmingham is a graduate of Mountain Brook High School and a freshman at Mississippi State University in Starkville, MS this fall.  He qualified for the United States Golf Association Junior Amateur Championship, Southern Amateur Championship, and the Alabama Men’s State Amateur Championship. Finished T6 at the Jones Cup Junior Invitational and 10th at AJGA Foley Performance at Eagles Dream. He completes his junior career as the 12th ranked junior in Alabama.

JP Cave, 2020, of Mobile is a junior at UMS-Wright Preparatory School.  He placed 12th at the Southern Junior Championship at Squire Creek, fifth at AJGA Jim Bell Memorial Junior and AHSAA 4A State High School Championship.  Cave has multiple top-20 AJGA finishes and is the 13th ranked junior in the state.  Cave has committed to play golf at the University of Alabama.

Harrison Davis, 2020, of Fort Payne is a junior at Fort Payne High School.  He finished fifth at the 73rd Alabama Boys State Junior Championship, third at the SJGT Saugahatchee Junior, and multiple top-20 SJGT performances to his credit.  Davis finished the year as the 14th ranked junior in Alabama.

Dawson Garrett, 2020, of Fort Payne is a junior at Fort Payne High School.  Garrett placed 10th at the 73rd Alabama Boys State Junior Championship, T14 at the AJGA Taylormade/Adidas All Star, and fourth at the AHSAA 6A State High School Championship.  Garrett has top-10 finishes on both the SJGT and HJGT junior golf tours.  He closes out the 2017-2018 golf season as the 15th ranked junior in the state.