Varsity, JV girls golf team compete at Liberal

Hays High’s varsity and junior varsity girls golf teams had a meet in Liberal on Sept. 14, with both teams playing nine holes.

All six varsity members placed in the Top 30. Sophomore Katie Dinkel took first with a 40, junior Taleia McCrae took third with a 44, senior Sophia Garrison shot a 47 for third, freshman Abbie Norris shot a 51 for 14th, senior Sierra Smith took 15th with a 51 and senior Andrea Lopez shot a 57 for 23rd.

JV also had all six members in the Top 15. Junior Gracie Wente shot a 50 for first, freshmen Evyn Cox, Ashlynn Banker and Lily Garrison took fifth, sixth and seventh, respectively; Cox shot a 52, Banker shot a 53 and Garrison shot a 55. Senior Hope Schumacher shot a 56 for eighth, and senior Morgan Noone shot a 57 for 11th.

Their next tournament was a JV scramble on Sept. 17.

Varsity member Abbie Norris shoots out of the sand and on to the green at Smoky Hill Country Club. (Morgan Engel)