Midgets qualifying efforts come up short
MANDAN -- Three players from the Dickinson High girls golf team took to the Prairie West Golf Course and participated in the Mandan Invitational on Tuesday, Sept. 18.
MANDAN - Three players from the Dickinson High girls golf team took to the Prairie West Golf Course and participated in the Mandan Invitational on Tuesday, Sept. 18.
Leading the way for the Midgets was freshman Lola Homiston, who shot a score of 99. Junior Shelby Steier and Hazel Emter followed after completing the round with marks of 106 and 117, respectively.
The event was an individual state qualifier, with players shooting 90 or below earning a spot at the Class A girls state golf tournament beginning on Oct. 1 in Jamestown.
Eighteen golfers punched their state ticket, lead by Bismarck Century eighth-grader Leah Herbel, who defeated Bismarck St. Mary’s junior Abby Schmidt in a playoff after the two finished 18 holes with a 75.
The Patriots collected the team victory with an overall score of 330, 10 shots ahead of the runner-up Saints.
Mandan InvitationalAt Prairie West Golf CourseTeam scores: 1, Bismarck Century 330. 2, Bismarck St. Mary's 340. 3, Mandan 343. 4, Minot 346. 5, Williston 348. 6, Jamestown 382. 7, Bismarck High 397. 8, Turtle Mountain 399. 9, Legacy 413. Dickinson, Watford City, incomplete teams.Individual top 10: 1, Leah Herbel, BC, 75 (Won playoff). 2, Abby Schmidt, BSM, 75. T3, Hannah Herbel, BC, 78. T3, Jaci Jones, Mi., 78. 5, Kaleigh Carmichael, W, 79. 6, Payton Roehrich, Ma., 82. T7, Gabby Easton, BSM, 83. T7, Deona Roehrich, Ma., 83. 9, Becca Tschetter, Mi., 85. T10, Madison Braun, BC, 87. T10, Aysia Mettler, Ma., 87. T10, Chesni Strand, W, 87.Other state tournament qualifiers: T13, Kate Mongeon, BSM, 88. T13, McKayla Swallow, Ma., 88. T15, Joelle Fettig, Mi., 89. T15, Avery LaFountain, TM, 89. T17, Riley Crothers, BC, 90. T17, Cortnie Mongeon, Ma., 90.Dickinson finishers: T39, Lola Homiston, 99. T46, Shelby Steier, T61, 106. Hazel Emter, 117.