Lady Pios take runnerup honors at state golf tourney
SHREVEPORT – The Notre Dame Lady Pios were unable to overcome a first-round 11-stroke deficit and finished as the Division II state runnerup Tuesday at the LHSAA’s State Golf Championships.
University carded a team total of 162 on the final day, nine strokes better than their opening round, to claim the team title with a final score of 333. The Lady Pios shot 176 Tuesday to finish the tournament with a 358.
Cassidy Goff and Emily Lucas each fired two-day totals of 179 to finish tied for ninth overall in the individual standings while Emma Lavergne shot a 228.
East Iberville’s Julia Johnson claimed top individual honors with a two-day total of 146 while Dunham’s Sydney Cavin was second (153) and University’s Anna Heine was third (154).
In boys’ competition, the Pios fell out of the running on the second day after shooting a team total of 369. They finished seventh in the eight-team field with a total score of 703.
Tristan Fruge was the highest finisher for the Pios after shooting a two-day total of 163 to finish 13th in the field of 48 golfers.
Grant Broussard and Joe Stringfellow each finished with scores of 177 while Thomas Welter and Trey Miller rounded out the team with scores of 186 and 212, respectively.
Calvary won the Division III team title with a score of 592. Parkview followed with a score of 651 and University was third (659).
Calvary also claimed the top two individual spots in champion Sam Burns (134) and runnerup Nathan Jeansone (142). Catholic of New Iberia’s Micah Goulas was third (147).