BURNSIDE—North Laurel’s Caroline Moore and Katie Bowling both qualified for the girls’ state golf tournament, which will be held October 4-6 at the Bowling Green Country Club.
During Monday’s 9th Region Tournament, held at General Burnside Island State Park golf course, Moore shot a 78, while Bowling a 79, as those scores were two of the top four by individuals not on a qualifying team.
Golfers had to battle rainy conditions throughout the day, making it a wet and soggy day for the girls.
Russell County won the region title with a 341, while Williamsburg was runner-up, shooting a 342.
As a team, North Laurel shot a 380, with Lynsey Kraftick firing a 92, and Taylor Chesnut a 131. Moore shot 39 on both the front and back nines, while Bowling had a 41 on the front nine, then came back with a 38 on the back nine. The Lady Jaguars finished fourth in team standings. Both Moore and Bowling are sophomores.
South Laurel finished with a team score of 501. Krista Tuta led South with a 113. Amanda Reynolds had a 133, Taylor Mitchell, 134, Cassidy Mahan, 121, and Emily Sharp, 151. South finished tied with Southwestern Pulaski for 13th place.
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