Prairie View freshman golfer wins all-state honors
Prairie View freshman Harley Wade makes note of her scores at the State Girls Golf tournament on Tuesday. (Screen capture/Prairie View USD 362 Facebook)
By Roger Sims, firstname.lastname@example.org
HESSTON, Kan. – Prairie View freshman Harley Wade shot a 167 over 36 holes to take a seventh-place medal in the Class 3-1A State Girls Golf tournament in Hesston on Tuesday, Oct. 17. In doing so, she won all-state honors.
Wade shot a 25-over-par score of 167 over the 36-hole, two-day tournament. She also turned in the second-best score on the second day of the tournament.
The freshman struggled a bit on the front nine on Monday, shooting a par on only one hole and taking a triple bogey on hole four for a 12-over-par. She improved on the back nine, shooting 4-over-par, including a birdie on number 18. Her score for the day was a 16-over-par 87, leaving her in ninth place going into the second round.
She started Tuesday’s round with a birdie on a par-5 hole number one, but remained a stroke over par for six of the remaining eight holes. Wade shot par or below on most of the back nine, but scored a bogey and two double bogeys, ending the tournament with a birdie on the final hole of the tournament.
Margaret Ulrich, a Wichita-Collegiate junior, won the tournament by shooting a 7-over-par 149.