HUGOTON, Kan — A great season was extended at least one more weekend for many area northwest Kansas golfers on Monday as fourteen ladies qualified for state at the 321A regional golf tournament at Hugoton’s Forewinds Golf Course.
Teams from both Goodland & Colby qualified for state as teams as did Oakley’s Jordyn Lowrie as an individual.
Goodland was your regional champion just edging Colby by three strokes, 359 to 362. It was the Cowgirls ninth straight tournament won this year as they have not lost one yet this season.
Goodland was led by senior Kerrigan Rudolph you ended up placing third standings with a 5-over 79. Colby Perryman shot a personal best, 90 which placed her ninth. Brooke Drennan shot a 91 to take 10th place. Peyton Belden came in with a 99. While Ashtin NcClung and Briana Woodrow shot personal bests of 109 and 112, respectively.
Colby’s Brielle Bange had a great day on the course finishing in second place with an even-par 74 to lead the Eagles. Mya Betz came in eighth with an 86. Jalyn Sabatka shot a 100 to tie for 14th and Lacy Weigel shot a 102 to tie for 17th place. Brinley Sims & Alizah Schielke shot 104 & 106 respectively.
Oakley’s Jordyn Lowrie placed fifth shooting a 9-over 83. Teammates Leanna Huddle shot a 96 to placed 12th. Other Lady Plainsmen golfers Taylor Maxfield & Sydney Ryan did not qualify but shot 116 & 117, respectively.
Stanton County’s Rylie Cook was the regionals individual champions scoring a 2-under 72. Her sister Caitlyn also placed high finishing fourth with an 80.
321A State Tournament will be held at the Salina Municipal Golf Course this coming Monday and Tuesday. For the first ever time it will be a two-day event. Teams play to stay in the tournament and score as one of the top six teams. Six teams get to play on the second day as well as the next 20 individuals.