Evanston girls third, boys fifth after Day 1 of state golf


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

  1. Kelly Walsh – 255
  2. Natrona – 284
  3. Evanston – 288
  4. Thunder Basin – 289
  5. Cheyenne Central – 315
  6. Rock Springs – 330
  7. Laramie – 331
  8. Jackson – 333
  9. East – 359

(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

EVANSTON RESULTS

(T3) Alexis Cornell – 89

(T5) Kyra Sponenburgh – 91

(T20). Ally Hansen – 108

BOYS TEAMS SCORES

  1. Kelly Walsh – 313
  2. East – 316
  3. Cheyenne Central – 325
  4. Sheridan – 335
  5. Evanston – 340
  6. Natrona – 342
  7. Laramie – 349
  8. Thunder Basin – 351
  9. Jackson – 389
  10. Campbell County – 393
  11. Green River – 458
  12. South – 459
  13. Rock Springs – 470
  14. Riverton – NC

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

  1. Ethan Cates, Cheyenne Central – 78
  2. Braxton Lind, Evanston – 79
  3. Logan Hensley, Kelly Walsh – 80

EVANSTON RESULTS

  1. Braxton Lind – 79

(T11). Brady Hurd – 81

(T29). Dominic D’Anzi – 88

  1. Mason Ellingford – 92
  2. Mason Smith – 98

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