Byrd’s Sydney Moss shot a 2-over 74 to capture the individual title at the LHSAA Division I-Region 1 golf tournament at The National Golf Club in Westlake and led the Lady Jackets to a second-place finish in the team competition.
Barbe captured the team title in Tuesday’s event with a score of 156, followed by Byrd (172), Sam Houston (178), and Benton (196). The top four teams advanced to the team competition at the Division I state tournament that will be held Monday and Tuesday at Les Vieux Chenes in Lafayette.
Benton’s Abigail Williams finished in a tie for 3rd individually with a 7-over 79, followed on the team card by Mackinley Loyd (21st at 45-over) and Zoey Anzaldua (31st at 58-over). Byrd’s Riley Walker shot a 26-over 98 to finish in 12th place.
The top four individual finishers who are not on a qualifying team advanced to the individual competition at state. Haughton’s Haylee Crowder tied for ninth overall with a 22-over 94 and qualified for a spot at state.
Other local golfers competing at regionals were Captain Shreve’s Margaret Shamburg (tied for 13th at 30-over, Haughton’s Morgan Davis (15th at 31-over) and Ainsley Thompson (26th at 50-over), and Caddo Magnet’s Anna George (tied for 29th at 56-over).
Haughton, Sulphur, Ruston, Minden, Natchitoches-Central, and Pineville also played in the team competition.
Photo by JOHN PENROD
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