Choate fired a 2-under-par 68 at Mayfield-Graves County Country Club to claim the championship and earn an automatic berth in the state tournament at Bowling Green Country Club. He will play his practice round Monday, with the first round set to begin Tuesday. Players who make the first-round cut will advance to the second round next Wednesday.
Choate’s mother, Jamie Towler Choate, a 1992 TCHS graduate, won the girls region championship twice in her high school career.
Trigg finished third overall with a team score of 312, finishing 12 strokes away from qualifying for state as a team. Graves County won the tournament with a 296, followed by McCracken County.
Trigg’s other golfers were Cole Gardner (77), Carter Sholar (80), Jackson Vinson (87) and Kullen Garner (87).
The girls region championship was held Monday at Drake Creek Golf Course in Ledbetter. Trigg was led by Madison Chaney, who shot an 83 and missed qualifying for the state tournament by four strokes. Alex Ethridge also played for Trigg and shot 120.