Tickets to the 2016 girls’ state golf championships have been punched. Here’s a recap of Monday’s local sectional tournaments.
The top two teams at sectionals and top 12 individuals from non-qualifying teams advanced to next week’s state events.
Class 2 Sectional 3 @ Carl Junction’s Briarbrook Golf Course
Defending state champ Taylor BeDell (Black) shot a one-over par 73 to win the event, a week after tying with Joplin’s Anna Iorio for first at districts.
Carl Junction’s Jenna Teeter took second with a three-over 75. The Bulldogs shot a 342 team score on their home course, besting Warrensburg by 19 strokes to place first in the team standings.
Both Carl Junction and Warrensburg will compete at state as a team.
Rounding out the top five were: Ari Acuff, Kickapoo (+4), Kylie Carnes, Carl Junction (+5) and Amber Wilson, Camdenton (+5).
The 2016 Class 2 state tournament will be held Oct. 10-11 at Columbia Country Club in Columbia.
Class 2 Sectional 3 individual state qualifiers (from non-qualifying teams)
3. Ari Acuff, Kickapoo, +4
4. Amber Wilson, Camdenton, +5
6. Emma Oathout, Webb City, +10
T7. Wriley Hiebert, Glendale, +11
T7. Kenya Medlock, Carthage, +11
9. Anna Iorio, Joplin, +12
10. Marisa Butler, West Plains, +13
T11. Kaitlyn Gilliland, Joplin, +15
T11. Katie Hamilton, Republic, +15
T13. Annie Guier, Smith-Cotton, +16
T13. Olivia Ramsey, Nixa, +16
T13. Jennah Schell, Camdenton, +16
Class 1 Sectional 2 @ Marshfield’s Whispering Oaks Golf Course
Another week, another individual medalist performance by Hollister’s Makenna Krysl.
A week after winning the Class 1, District 3 tournament in Buffalo, Krysl shot a six-over 76 to win Monday’s sectional in Marshfield.
Rounding out the top five were: Zoe Brown, Purdy (+9), Kayla Piftzner, Springfield Catholic (+12), Maggie Moore, Seneca (+14) and Kyndal Soden, Seneca (+16).
Greenwood (1st, 371) and Purdy (2nd, 379) qualified for state as a team.
The 2016 Class 1 state tournament will be held Oct. 10-11 at Meadow Lakes Acres Country Club in New Bloomfield.
Class 1 Sectional 2 individual state qualifiers (from non-qualifying teams)
1. Makenna Krysl, Hollister, +6
3. Kayla Pfitzner, Springfield Catholic, +12
4. Maggie Moore, Seneca, +14
5. Kyndal Soden, Seneca, +16
7. Annie Strong, Rogersville, +18
T8. Maristela Mantala, Rogersville, +19
T8. Ashtynn Russell, Bolivar, +19
T8. Brooke Wendler, Mt. Vernon, +19
T12. Madison Soetaert, Mt. Vernon, +20
14. Kayla Aultman, Rogersville, +23
16. Hayley Frank, Strafford, +25
T17. Allison Berke, Catholic, +27
T17. Kayley Frank, Strafford, +27
T17. Kayla Hobbs, Stockton, +27