Notre Dame golf teams in hunt at state tourney
SHREVEPORT – After a solid first-round Monday, the Notre Dame Pios and Lady Pios set themselves up in good position entering the second and final day of the LHSAA State Golf Championships.
The Pios found themselves in fifth place, just two strokes off the runnerup spot, after firing an opening round of 334.
Calvary led after the opening day in the Division III team standings after a first-round score of 287. Parkview followed at 332 while Catholic of New Iberia and University were tied at 333.
The Lady Pios entered yesterday’s final round in second place after shooting a 182. They trailed University (171) by 11 strokes for the top spot while Menard and McGehee were tied for third at 187.
In boys’ action, Tristan Fruge fired an opening round of 75 to enter the final day in sixth place in the individual standings.
Calvary’s Sam Burns led the pack after carding a 67 while his teammate Nathan Jeansonne was second with a 69. Catholic of New Iberia’s Micah Goulas was third with a 70 while Newman’s Price Butcher and Calvary’s Ryan Alford were tied for fourth after each shot a 73.
Notre Dame’s Joe Stringfellow finished the first round with a score of 82. He was followed by Grant Broussard (88), Thomas Welter (89) and Trey Miller (104).
The top four scores from the boys’ division counted toward the team standings.
The Lady Pios were led by Cassidy Goff and Emily Lucas. Goff shot a 90 in the opening round and stood in 10th place individually. Lucas followed closely with a 92 while Emma Lavergne shot a 111.
East Iberville’s Julia Johnson tops the leaderboard in Division II after an opening round of 76. She was followed by Dunham’s Sydney Cavin (77) and McGehee’s Angelica Harris (78).
The top two scores from the girls’ division counted toward the team standings.