Golf teams faced top teams in Rock Springs

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The Evanston High School golf team traveled to Rock Springs and competed against 12 teams.

The boys’ team finished in fourth place with a two-day total of 688, scoring 346 on the first day and 342 on the second day. Kelly Walsh won the boys’ tournament with 600 points.

Brady Hurd led the way for Evanston with a 90 on the first day and an 80 on the second day for a total of 170.

“Brady had a bad first day,” said coach Jerry Carroll. “That is an unusual score for him but we all have a few bad days.”

Dominic DeAnzi shot an 86 on day one and an 84 on the second day, tying Hurd with a total of 170.

Mason Smith shot an 83 and a 91 for a total of 174, tying with Braxton Linn who shot back-to-back 87s. Mason Ellingford shot a 90 and then a 98 for a total of 188.

The girls’ team finished in third place for the tournament with a total of 587. Kelly Walsh was first with 503 and Natrona was second with 524.

Lexi Cornell shot an 86 on day one and then a 97 on day two for a total of 183. Kira Sponenburgh shot a 99 and then improved her game to a 95 on the second day, for a total of 194.

Allie Hansen shot a 100 and a 110 for a total of 210.

“They have all been working hard,” said Carroll. “This was a good tournament for them because they saw much better competition and have a better idea of what they are up against. This kind of competition just works to make the whole team better.

The Red Devils are in Casper this weekend and will compete in the state competition being held at the Purple Sage Golf Course next week in Evanston.

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