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Lady Patriot golf season ends at regionals

BARDSTOWN — The Lincoln County Lady Patriot golf team’s season came to an end Monday in the Girls Region 4 Tournament.

The sun that was shining brightly on My Old Kentucky Home, was shining just as brightly, and hot, down the road at the Maywoods Country Club where LCHS sophomore Ally Lynn, freshman Shelby Wilson, LCMS seventh-grader Baylea Snow and 45 other high school golfers were opening postseason play.

The season ended for the Lady Patriot golfers and most of the field Monday, with only the region champion team and the top seven individual golfers not on the winning team advancing on to next week’s state tournament at the Bowling Green Country Club.

Lynn posted Lincoln’s low round over the 18-hole tournament, finishing with a 118. Snow turned in a round of 129 to finish second among the Lady Pats and Wilson posted a 142.

The Lady Patriot golfers are coached by Martha Dee Bastin.

The Anderson County Lady Bearcat golf team reigned as champion in the team competition, winning the regional title with a four-man score of 367. Haley Case led Anderson with an 86, Allaka Lewis shot a 90, Lauren Holmes carded a 94 and Lindsey Martin shot a 97. Kennedy Gilchrist rounded out the team with a 99.

Russell County finished three strokes back of Anderson with a 370 to claim the runner-up spot. Boyle County placed third with a 402, Thomas Nelson was fourth with a 403 and Marion County was fifth with a 485. Those five teams were the only full teams on course for the tournament.

Other schools represented, along with Lincoln, were: West Jessamine, Green County, Taylor County, Adair County, Bethlehem, Casey County, East Jessamine, Mercer County and Nelson County.

Addie Westbrook of Taylor County assured herself a berth in the state tourney by claiming the medalist award for the day’s low round. Her 18-hole score was 74. The runner-up state qualifier was Madison Borders of Thomas Nelson who fired a 77. Claiming the other state berths were: Kamryn Richardson, Russell County, 80; Kate Brown, Bethlehem, 82; Alexis Daniel, Thomas Nelson, 85; Riley Cerqueira, Boyle County, 86; and Maggie Cerqueira, Boyle County, 86.

Scores for other area golfers were:

Boyle Co. – Carly Durham 109, Ella Grace Gover 121, Paige Newby 122.

Casey Co. – Bethanee Streeval 93.

Mercer Co. – Emily Bechtel 88.