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Thursday, October 04, 2012

Girls Golf: Scoby, Okada lead FHS to 2nd place
ARLINGTON -- The Findlay High girls golf team got solid play from Erin Scoby and Emi Okada on Wednesday as the Trojans earned a spot in the Division I girls district on Monday.

Ashland finished with a 359 as the No.1 team in the sectional at Sycamore Springs Golf Course. Findlay nailed down the second spot with a 363 and Lima Shawnee earned the third district berth with a 374.

The three teams will now focus on district play at Stone Ridge Golf Club on Monday. The top two teams and the top two individuals from a non-qualifying team will advance to the state golf championships on Oct. 19-20 at Ohio State.

On Wednesday, Scoby opened with a 41 and finished with a 46 for a team-leading 87. Okada shot a 43-46--89, while the Trojans also got a 43-48--91 from Taylor Tweed and a 48-48--96 from Kelly Rowe. Suzanne Short shot a 49-55--104.

Ashland's Tori Jones was the overall medalist with a 38-40--78. Teresa Jedra (40-40--80) of Lexington, Isabell Clairmonte (47-50--97) of Lexington and Kaiti Beveridge (47-50--97) of Norwalk qualified for district play as individuals.



TEAM STANDINGS

1, ASHLAND (Tori Jones 38-40--78, Kelsey Maloney 44-47--91, Nicolette Bowersock 46-48--94, Jeanna Hopton 45-51—96) 359. 2, FINDLAY (Erin Scoby 41-46--87, Emi Okada 43-46--89, Taylor Tweed 43-48--91, Kelly Rowe 48-48--96) 363. 3, LIMA SHAWNEE (Raven Venegas 42-40--82, Morgan Van Meter 46-46--92, Rebekah Rader 44-48--92, Jennifer Mitchell 55-53--108) 374. 4, LEXINGTON 400. 5, WAPAKONETA 430. 6, NORWALK 438. 7, MANSFIELD 455. 8, CELINA 462. 9, BOWLING GREEN 473.

INDIVIDUAL QUALIFIERS

Teresa Jedra, Lexington, 40-40--80; Isabell Clairmonte 47-50--97; Kaiti Beveridge 47-50--97.


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