Girls golf concludes season at state tournament


Ava Schoenberger

Senior Katie Dinkel playing at Smoky Hill Country Club during the beginning of season, she later went on to win WAC-Player of the year.

This past weekend, Oct. 19-20, the girls golf team competed at the 5A Kansas State Girls Golf Championship. They played 36 holes over two days at Hesston Golf Course.
On the first day, junior Abbie Norris shot an 81, sophomore Jaycee Oakley had an 81, senior Katie Dinkel put up an 87, junior Evyn Cox got a 90, senior Claire Humphrey shot a 95 and junior Lily Garrison had a 104. Their team score was a 342, which had them in third place after the first day.
For the second day, Dinkel shot a 78 for a total of 165, which earned her ninth and an All-State recognition. Norris and Oakley also received All-State titles, with Norris shooting a 93 and a 174 in total for 14th, and Oakley also shooting a 93 for a total of 177 for 18th place. Cox shot a 90 again on the second day for 25th and a total of 180, Humphrey placed 28th with a total score of 183 after an 88 her second day and Garrison shot a total of 198 to earn her 49th after a 94 on her second day.
The team score on Day 2 was 349, which gave them a total of 691 for both days and put them in fifth place for the state tournament.