Girls’ Golf Completes Season, Meets Goals


Following through, senior Emily Gustafson watches her drive on tee box five at the Holdrege Invitational.

Lillian Hale, Staff Member

With seven returning golfers from the previous year, the girls golf team had high hopes for the season. Their hopes were not disappointed as they placed fourth or higher in many of their invitations.
Individual highlights included Emily Gustafson placing first at the Minden and Adam Central meet, second at the Aurora and Holdrege meet, third at the Central 10 Conference, sixth at the McCook meet and ninth at the Lexington meet. Keara Miller placed sixth at Minden, eighth at the Holdrege meet, and ninth at Aurora. Shelby Schmidt placed eleventh at the Aurora meet and fifteenth at the Central 10 Conference. Amanda Taylor placed eighth at the Minden meet.
“One of my top goals this year was to play 90 or better but it didn’t work out in a few tournaments. I’m still really proud of how I played this year because I did PR and many of the rounds where I scored over 90, started with a bad round and I was able to turn it around for a solid second round,” said Emily Gustafson.
Qualifying for State at the District meet were: Emily Gustafson, scoring 94 and placing third, and Keara Miller, scoring 98 and placing fifth.
“My goals this year were to place in a majority of the meets and qualify for state individually or as a team. I did achieve these goals,” said Keara Miller.
Team highlights included placing second at the Holdrege Triangular. Third at the Kearney, Minden, Aurora, and Holdrege meet, and fourth in McCook and Districts.