The Blue Devils claimed the Division 1-3A Golf Tournament championship on Wednesday, beating out Kossuth by 33 strokes -- 329 to 362.
Booneville finished dead last at last year’s annual event at Shiloh Ridge, 20 strokes from the qualifying runner-up slot.
Kossuth (362) took five strokes off of last year’s showing and earned another berth in the State Tournament.
The Aggies shot a 367 last season, finishing second to Belmont. The Cardinals rounded out the three-team field with a 369.
Ripley, which finished third last season, moved up to Class 4A.
Alcorn Central’s Alex Tull also earned a spot in the State Tournament my earning medalist honors. The senior paced the field with a 72.
Kossuth finished fifth in their first state foray last season. The Aggies were just six strokes behind Belmont for fourth place.
BOONEVILLE (329) -- Tate Dickerson 77, Preston Jones 83, Dakota Dillingham 84, Austin Lauderdale 85, Alex Floyd 91.
KOSSUTH (362) -- Jack Kather 80, Luke Lyles 91, Jake Hardin 92, Nick Crump 99, Jacob Meeks 99.
BELMONT (369) -- Ken Waddell 80, Hunter Lucas 90, Chase Shumaker 98, Cory Hogan 101, Logan Witcher 106.
Medalist: Alex Tull, 72, Alcorn Central