Region medalist wins All-State honors at 6A tournamentMay 30, 2023 12:43PM ● By Catherine Garrett
Senior Sydney Richards earned Region 1 medalist honors, with a stroke average of 75.5, this season. At the region tournament at Glen Eagle May 2, she shot a 73 to place second while Maura Hawkes’ 81 put her in ninth. Hawkes averaged an 81.6 throughout the year and was also named All-Region.
At the 6A state tournament at Riverbend May 8-9, Richards tied for eighth after two rounds of 79. Other scores for the Phoenix squad were Hawkes, who finished in a tie for 16th with an 83 and an 87, Eden Page (47th - 93, 105), Claire Norton (57th - 110, 104) and Brooke Belnap (59th -111, 106)
Senior Abby Lewis came in 26th at the 6A state tournament at Riverbend May 8-9 with rounds of 83 and 85, leading the Darts – who missed the cut after Day One – to a 13th-place finish as a team.
“We played hard all the way through this season,” said head coach Mikey Jerman. “I am so proud of this young team. State was a great experience for them and I can’t wait to work towards it again for the next year and get some more rounds of golf in!”
At the Region 1 tournament at Glen Eagle May 2, Lewis shot a season-best 78, tying for fifth individually. She and sophomore Lizzie Rhodes were named All-Region.
“I am very impressed with these girls and their improvement,” Jerman said.
Kennedee Pearson tied for 29th at the 5A state tournament at Remuda May 8-9 – recording an 83 and an 87 in her two rounds.
“Kennedee was in the fifth position amongst our Region 5 players,” said head coach, and her father, Brandon Pearson. “I’m excited for next year and building on the start we put together.”
Avree Clark also competed at state but failed to make the cut after Day One.
Viewmont’s Karissa Goff tied for 36th at the 5A state tournament at Remuda May 8-9, shooting an 86 and 92.
Bountiful missed the cut at the 5A state tournament May 8 at Remuda and were unable to compete the second day. λ