La Pine girls golf wins invitational

The Hawks shoot a 408 to score a victory at the Quail Run Invitational


LA PINE — Three Hawks finished in the top 10 of the Quail Run Invitational girls golf tournament on Monday, leading La Pine to a first-place finish with a team score of 408.

Crook County was the only other program that qualified for a team score, posting a 436 for second at the tournament, which included 16 golfers from six schools.

The lone golfer from McKenzie, of Finn Rock, took medalist honors, as Sydney King posted a 13-over-par 85. Trinity Lutheran’s Victoria Sample recorded a 40 on the back nine, but came up a stroke short, finishing with an 86 for second place.

La Pine’s Sammie McPherson and Bridget McDonald took third and fifth, respectively, with Lauren Simmons of Madras edging McDonald by a stroke to finish fourth.

Caitlin Dalton paced the Cowgirls with a 98, good enough for sixth, with Chelsea Shank posting a 102, which tied for seventh with Sisters’ Holly Chapman.