EVANSTON – The Evanston girls golf team is in third place after Day 1 of the Class 4A state golf tournament on Monday at Purple Sage Golf Course.
The Lady Red Devils shot an opening-round 288 (+72).
Alexis Cornell is in third place after shooting an 89. Kyra Sponenburgh is tied for fifth after posting a 91 and Ally Hansen is tied for 20th with a 108.
The Evanston boys team is in third after posting a 340 on Monday.
Braxton Lind is in ninth place after shooting an opening-round 79, while Brady Hurd is tied for 11th with an 81. Dominic D’Anzi is tied for 29th with an 88, while Mason Ellingford is in 39th with a 92. Mason Smith is in 44th after posting a 98 to round out the top golfers for the Red Devils.
Kelly Walsh is dominating the field on the girls side after shooting a 255 as a team. Jacelyn Olson is the Day 1 leader after a shooting an 82. Barrett Lloyd is in second with an 84. Both golfers are from Kelly Walsh.
Natrona is in second with a 284, while Evanston (288), Thunder Basin (289) and Cheyenne Central (315) round out the top-five girls teams after Day 1.
The Kelly Walsh boys are in first after shooting an opening-day 313. Cheyenne Central (325), Sheridan (335) and Evanston (340) round out the top-five boys teams.
Blake Danni of East and Jordan James of Riverton lead the individual field after both golfers shot a 70 on Monday. Kirby Coe-Kirkham of Sheridan is in third with a 73, while Taj Sutherland (Kelly Walsh) and Brendan Cobb (Cheyenne Central) are tied for fifth after both shot a 77.
The tournament will conclude play today.
DAY 1 stat golf at Purple Sage Golf Course
GIRLS TEAM SCORES
(T) 10. Green River – NC
(T) 10. South – NC
(T) 10. Sheridan (NC)
TOP 10 INDIVIDUALS
1. Jacelyn Olson, Kelly Walsh – 82
2. Barrett Lloyd, Kelly Walsh – 84
(T3). Ananalyse Johnson, Kelly Walsh – 89
(T3). Alexis Cornell, Evanston – 89
(T5). Sarah Galles, Natorna – 91
(T5). Megan Griffin, Kelly Walsh – 91
(T5). Kyra Sponenburgh, Evanston – 91
8. Karissa Tranas, TB – 92
9. Maria Farnum, TB – 94
(T10). Nicholynne Garbutt, Natrona – 95
(T10). Nicole Klungness, Kelly Walsh – 95
(T3) Alexis Cornell – 89
(T5) Kyra Sponenburgh – 91
(T20). Ally Hansen – 108
BOYS TEAMS SCORES
TOP 10 INDIVIDUALS
(T1). Blake Danni, East – 70
(T1). Jordan James, Riverton – 70
3. Kirby Coe-Kirkham, Sheridan – 73
4. Shea Hensley, Kelly Walsh – 74
(T5). Taj Sutherland, Kelly Walsh – 77
(T5). Brendan Cobb, Cheyenne Central – 77
(T11). Brady Hurd – 81
(T29). Dominic D’Anzi – 88