by Coach Brandon Smith
The Lady Wildcat golf team traveled to Loris, SC to compete in the Blue Jacket Invitational at Diamondback Country Club amidst a field of 15 teams. There were a total of 82 players. Playing in very soggy conditions the Lady Cats pulled off a season opening victory winning by 21 strokes over Oceanside Collegiate with River Bluff placing 3rd.
Isabella Rawl took the overall win by 1 stroke with an outstanding 2nd round score of 69. She had the only under par round of the tournament. Molly Hardwick finished T5th and had her first hole-in-one and a personal best score of 75! Kennedy Gooding and Karlee Vardas finished T11th while Hannah Stevenson placed 23rd. Bella Berganozzi had her personal best score of 86 and finished T29th. Emily Beiers came in T38th.
The Wildcats travel to Georgia later this week to compete against other state champion teams from the Southeast.
Blue Jacket Individual Scores:
Isabella Rawl 81/69 = 150 Winner
Molly Hardwick 75/81 = 156 T5th
Karlee Vardas 79/80 = 159 T11th
Kennedy Gooding 78/81 = 159 T11th
Hannah Stevenson 88/85 = 173 23rd
Bella Berganozzi 86/93 = 179 T29th
Emily Beiers 102/91 = 193 T38th
Blue Jacket Team Top 5 Scores:
Lexington 313/311=624 Winners
Oceanside Collegiate 332/313=645 2nd place
River Bluff 338/345=683 3rd place
Ft Dorchester 352/351=703 4th place
St James 352/364=716 5th place