New London fifth, Mt. Pleasant seventh after day one at state
After day one of the girls’ state golf tournament, Mt. Pleasant is sitting in seventh place in Class 4A and New London is fifth overall in Class 1A.
Both teams are scheduled to finish the tournament today; New London teed off at 9 a.m. and Mt. Pleasant at 10 a.m.
The Panthers shot 395 as a team in the first day of competition at Ames Golf and Country Club, just two strokes behind fifth-place Western Dubuque and one stroke behind sixth-place Newton.
In Class 1A, New London’s score after 18 holes at American Legion Memorial Golf Course in Marshalltown is 387. They are five strokes behind fourth-place Pleasantville, and 30 strokes separate the Tigers from the class leader, Grundy Center (357).
After one day in Ames, Emily Cox leads the Panthers with a score of 87, tied for 10th overall. Teammate Courtney Mabeus shot a 96 to finish the opening day of competition tied for 24th overall, and Brianne Holtkamp’s 98 put her in a tie for 28th. Haley Booton is currently 51st with a score of 114, followed by Elle Schleisman (54th, 119) and Whitney Barton (57th, 138).
The top golfer in Class 4A after the first day of competition is Charles City’s Jessie Sindlinger with a score of 65 on the par-73 course. Charles City also leads the team scores with a 330.
For New London, Emma Pry is 14th with a score of 90. She is followed by Jorgi Krieger, who is tied for 18th after shooting a 93. In a tie for 29th is Baylee Lindell, who shot a 101, and Morgan Oliver is currently in 32nd with her score of 103. She is followed by Victoria Noel(T39th, 108) and Breanna Stevens (T46th, 114).
W-MU’s Grace Edwards also competed at the 1A tournament, finishing day one with a score of 104, putting her in a tie for 33rd place.