BATTLE CREEK – Following a seventh-place finish over the weekend in Pierce, the Wayne High girls golf team was back on the course Monday morning during the Battle Creek Invitational.
As a team Wayne High shot a 468, placing sixth out of nine scoring teams. 11 schools were represented in all.
Taylor French shot the WHS low score of the day, with a 105 on the 18-hole course to finish 15th. Hana Nelsen shot a 110, followed by Natalie Bentjen (125), Kecia Schenk (128) and Liz Junck (133).
West Holt was the overall champion, shooting a 394 to hold off Norfolk Catholic who took second with a 409. Hartington Cedar Catholic finished third with a 425, O’Neill placed fourth with a 441 and Battle Creek rounded out the top five teams with a 446.
Wayne High (sixth – 468), West Point-Beemer (seventh – 507), Plainview (eighth – 548) and Crofton (ninth – 605) while Norfolk High took 10th (1354) and Battle Creek JV placed 11th (2326) for partial scores.
Cassidy Ulrich blew the competition away with her 77. The next score was a 92 between Chelsey Reifert (Norfolk Catholic), Claire Everitt (O’Neill) and Nikki Gotschall (O’Neil).
The Wayne High girls golf team is back in action this Saturday, September 16 for the Boone Central/Newman Grove Invitational from the Albion Country Club. Tee time set for 10 a.m. WHS also had an invitational in Hartington rescheduled from Thursday to Monday, September 25.