Lancaster wins district golf championship; Claire Beitel snags individual medalist title

From left, Northumberland’s Amanti Starks and Lancaster’s Claire Beitel congratulate one another following a playoff to determine the winner of the Northern Neck District golf tournament Monday. Beitel was the individual medalist. Photo by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Lancaster’s Claire Beitel won a one-hole playoff against Northumberland’s Amanti Starks Monday afternoon to win the individual medal in the Northern Neck District golf championship at Indian Creek Yacht and Country Club.

Beitel shot an even par 4 on hole #1 and Starks’ second shot disappeared in the rough to cost him a shot. He bogeyed the hole as the runner-up. Both Beitel and Starks shot a 78 on 18 holes for the tie. Starks plays in the number two…[to-view-more]