La Salle girls golfers win Class 5A state tournament berth
The La Salle girls golf team got the prize.
The Falcons, competing in the Special District 1 regional tournament on Monday and Tuesday, May 9-10, broke through to finish second and secure a berth to the Class 5A state tournament.
La Salle earned its berth at state — set for Monday and Tuesday, May 16-17, at Emerald Valley Golf Club in Creswell — by shooting 788 in the 36-hole event at Heron Lakes Golf Course; Scappoose won the tournament with a team score of 786.
The complete team scoring included: Scappoose 375-411—786, La Salle 375-413—788, Ridgeview 406-425—831, Redmond 394-446—840, St. Helens 383-468—851, Pendleton 443-489—932, Hood River 430-504—934.
La Salle secured its state berth behind the efforts of junior Mariah Moore, the tournament runner-up who shot 80-98—177. She trailed only regional champion Elizabeth Richardson of Redmond and her 79-81—160.
She was followed by: sophomore Sydney Anderson (11th at 92-108—200), sophomore Josephine Robinson (13th at 105-99—205), junior Catie Tassinari (15th at 101-110—211) and junior Haley Hawkins (16th at 102-109—211).
Scappoose, led by senior Kylee Nutt (fourth at 90-97—187), also qualified for state as a team.
Additional individual competitors at regionals included: Putnam freshman Eleanor Wright (19th at 114-102—216).
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