State golf: Franklin third, Hornet girls place seventh

Hornet Georgia Lavinder tied for 27th.

Six area golfers survived the first round of their respective state tournaments and wound up playing a full 36 holes in the Tri-Cities.

State tourneys were conducted May 22-23, with the top half from Day 1 advancing..

WHITE RIVER GIRLS

This group had the best representation at state among local teams, with six girls playing. The Hornets also were the only ones to figure in the team scoring, placing seventh in the Class 2A field.

The Hornet girls were led by Georgia Lavinder, who tied for 27th with a two-day total of 187 (95 on the first day, followed by a 92). Sofia Lavinder opened with 88, finished with a 102 and placed 30th at 190. Emma McGregor tied for 39th after back-to-back rounds of 99.

Three White River girls were limited to a single day. Megan Cash shot 100 for her 18 holes, Taylee Goethals carded a 104 and Taylor Spooner ended at 106.

WHITE RIVER BOYS

The top individual finish among local golfers was turned in by Cooper Franklin, who placed third in the 2A field. He opened with a 72 and was sixth after Day 1, then moved up the leader board with a 73 that left him at 145.

Teammate Joe Flanigan opened with a 93 and did not advance to Day 2.

ENUMCLAW GIRLS

Of the three making a state trip, only Emma Murphy played both days. She shot 80 the first day, added a 93 on Day 2 and placed 42nd overall.

Taylor Anglin and Kennedy VanHoof both shot 94 on the opening day and did not advance.

ENUMCLAW BOYS

A pair of Hornets, Matt Hodgman and Jaeger Christian, had qualified for the Tri-Cities trip.

Both finished Day 1 with an 83 and missed the cut.

SUMNER

A pair of Spartans qualified for state and played in the Tri-Cities.

Abby Burns carded an 83 the first day, surviving the cut. She added an 85 on Day 2, finishing at 168 and placing 41st in the Class 4A girls field.

Alec LaBarge posted a 91 on opening day and did not advance in boys play.

The Class 4A boys played the Canyon Lakes course in Kennewick while the 4A girls competed at Sun Willows in Pasco. In the 2A ranks, the girls were at Horn Rapids and the boys played the Columbia Point course, both in Richland.

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