CCHS golfers get better as season unfolds
The Crook County Cowgirl golfers finished third on Wednesday at a four-team tournament, which was held at Juniper Golf Course in Redmond.
Redmond won the tournament with a round of 396. They were followed closely by Ridgeview with a round of 404. The Cowgirls finished a distant third with a team score of 460. La Pine also competed in the tournament, but did not have a full contingent of golfers finish the course.
Elizabeth Richardson of Redmond won medalist honors with a round of 80. Crook County's Merritt O'Gorman shot the best round of her career to finish second with a round of 91.
Rounding out the top five were a trio of Ridgeview golfers — Kristen Nelzen, 96, Logan Dietz, 98, and Zoe Sharp, 98.
Crook County's Kaiya Eller finished 12th with a score of 116. Other Crook County golfers that factored into the scoring were, Emma Daniels, CC, 127 and Natalie Stefanek, 130. Aspen Gunderson, also competed for Crook County, finishing close behind Stefanek with a score of 131.
A final Crook County golfer, Mattee Simmons, competed as an individual, finishing with a score of 132.
Although the regular season is over, the Cowgirls still have one tournament remaining, the unofficial state tournament, which will be held Wednesday, May 19 at Pine Ridge Golf Course in Springfield.
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