The Frontenac and Pittsburg girls’ golf teams had strong showings as they took the top two spots in the Parsons Invitational on Monday, with the Raiders walking away as the winner.
FHS finished with a score of 209, one stroke better than the Purple Dragons at 210. Labette County (214) took third place with Chanute (224) and Caney Valley (249) rounding out the top five. Girard finished in seventh place with a score of 259 in a field of 13 schools.
Frontenac’s Maggie Moody was the top scorer from the area schools, taking second overall with a score of 42 through nine holes.
Anna Pool of Coffeyville finished two shots better to earn a first-place score of 40.
Taking third and fourth place were a pair of Grizzlies, as Erica Gartner shot a 44 and Renae White had a round of 44.
Chanute’s Abbie Funk shot a 46 to close the top-five scoring.
Earning a top-10 finish in a field of 48 golfers was Frontenac’s Katie Johnson, who scored a round of 50.
PHS’ Jamie VanWyck and Gracie Lopez took seventh an eighth with identical scores of 51.
Pittsburg’s Logan Lord shot a 52 to round out the top ten in scoring.
Lauren Valenzuela and Amanda Bourbina each tied for 15th place for the Purple Dragons. They finished with a score of 56.
Girard’s Gabbi Sands tied for 19th place. She had a round of 57 as the Trojans’ top finisher.
Frontenac’s Samantha Merando shot a 58 to finished in a tie for 21st, while Haley Tackkett finished one stroke back at 59 to tie for 23rd.
Marci Heatherly of Girard placed in a tie for 29th with a round of 62.
Shooting a score of 64 was Pittsburg’s Nataliee Brake, finishing in sole possession of 32nd.
Girard’s Cierra Brumback shot a 66 to finish in 33rd place.
Finishing in 42nd for the Trojans was Karley Crystal with a round of 74.
Rounding out the scoring for local schools was Lauren Battitori of Girard with a score of 77 to take 45th place.