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CN's Anderson is tied for third in IHSAA girls golf State Finals
October 4, 2013Columbus North High School
FRANKLIN, Ind. -- Columbus North junior Sydney Anderson shot an even-par 72 on Friday (Oct. 4) and is in tied for third place following the first round of the IHSAA girls golf State Finals at The Legends Golf Club.
Anderson was in the first group of the day, and her round of 34-38 put her behind Valparaiso senior Harley Dubsky, who fired a 4-under 68, and Hamilton Southeastern senior Mary Ellen Romero, who followed with a 1-under 71 on the par-72 course that was set to about 5,700 yards.
Anderson is tied for third with Carmel junior Maggie Rees, who also shot a 72.
Bloomington South sophomore Cherise Otter is alone in fifth place with a 1-over 73, and six players are deadlocked for sixth place with 3-over 75s. They are Penn senior Kari Bellville, Martinsville freshman Claire Cameron, Carmel senior Makenzie Curtis, Yorktown junior Rachel Johnson, Noblesville senior Haley Kluth and Anderson senior Morgan Nadaline.
For her round, Anderson carded birdies on the par-3 third hole, the par-4 eighth hole and the par-4 17th hole. She had a bogey on the par-3 16th hole, a double-bogey on the par-4 11th hole and parred the remaining 13 holes.
Dubsky's 37-31 round included an eagle on the par-5 15th hole, birdies on the second, 12th, 13th, 14th, 16th and 17th holes and bogeys on the first, seventh, 10th and 11th holes. Romero tallied birdes on the fifth, 12th, 15th and 16th holes as well as bogeys on the third, 11th and 14th holes.
Second-ranked Carmel is the team leader through the first round with a four-player total of 304. Rees and Curtis are tops for the Greyhounds. Senior Sophie Kelner and junior Alyssa Cook complete Carmel's scorers with respective marks of 78 and 79.
Carmel is 15 strokes ahead of top-ranked Penn, which shot a 319. No. 4 Zionsville is third with a 322 followed by No. 6 Hamilton Southeastern with a 328 and No. 5 Noblesville with a 331. No. 3 Valparaiso and No. 8 Yorktown are tied for sixth with 333 totals.
All players and teams in the competition will complete the event with an 18-hole final round on Saturday (Oct. 5).