Girls varsity golf takes first at Garden City

Hays High varsity girls golf had two tournaments recently.

The first tournament was on Sept. 21 at Salina on the Salina Municipal Golf Course, where the team played 18 holes.

Junior Taleia McCrae shot a 76 for second, senior Sophia Garrison took fourth with a 79, senior Sierra Smith shot a 91 for 19th and freshman Abbie Norris placed 26th with a 94. The team took first with a total score of 340, beating Manhattan by one point.

The second meet was on Sept. 24 at Buffalo Dunes Golf Course in Garden City.

After 18 holes, McCrae took first with an 88, Garrison placed sixth with 97, junior Gracie Wente shot a 99 for ninth and Smith shot a 102 for 13th.

As a team, they shot a 386 for first place.

Junior Gracie Wente sinks a putt at the the Hays High Invitation Golf Tournament at Smoky Hill Country Club. (Morgan engel)