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Lady Cards qualify for state tournament

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POSTED October 9, 2012 9:30 p.m.

RUSSELL — The Hoisington High School girls' golf team finished third at a Class 3-1A regional tournament at the Russell Municipal Golf Course.
The Lady Cardinals were led by Ashton Nickelson, who shot a 104 for fifth place.
“She went into the tournament with the best handicap of anyone,” Hoisington head coach Bruce Cooper said. “She just struggled a little bit here and there. She had a couple three-putts.”
Nickelson finished eighth at the state tournament last year.
The third-place finish qualifies Hoisington for the 3-1A state tournament for the fifth straight year.
This year, the tournament will be held in Cheney on Monday at the Cherry Oaks Golf Course.
The Lady Cardinals finished as runners-up last season.
Russell beat Cheney in a tiebreaker for the regional title after both teams finished with 418.

Class 3-1A regional tournament


At Russell
Russell Municipal Golf Course
Par 72

Hoisington results
5. Ashton Nickelson, 104; 7. Jordin Greer, 106; 9. Hannah Wilborn, 109; Karisa Schremmer, 127; Presley Smith, 142; Abi Hurter, 147.

Larned’s Skelton qualifies
for state tourney
LARNED — The Larned girls’ golf team finished fourth as host of a 4A regional golf tournament at the Larned Country Club.
The Lady Indians combined for 450, falling short of a three-way tie with Goodland, Colby and Ulysses at 414 for first place.
Brittany Skelton finished third to lead Larned, qualifying for the state tournament, which will be held in Hesston on Monday at the Hesston Golf Park. The junior shot a 95 to finish four strokes out of first place.

Class 4A regional tournament

At Larned

Team standings
1. Goodland, 414; 2. Colby, 414; 3. Ulysses, 414; 4. Larned, 450; 5. Hugoton, 469; 6. Concordia, 478; 7. Clay Center, 478; 8. Pratt, 490.

Larned results
3. Brittany Skelton, 95; 18. Abby Ayre, 113; 20. Brianna Bagby, 114; 32. McKenzie Galliart, 128; 36. Natasha Haremza, 140.

                                                                — Kevin Price


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