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28-5A Girls District Golf Tourney

The Medina Valley Girls Golf Team competed at Pleasanton Country Club on March 26th and 27th, in the 28-5A district golf tournament. The girls came out on fire on day 1 shooting a combined score of 364 to take a commanding 57 stroke lead. The girls did not let up on Day 2 finishing the round with a 365 and a two day total of 729. The girls finished the tournament with a dominating performance to win the district championship beating the second place team by 97 strokes. The team consisted of Gabriela McNelly, Autumn Bjorklund, Hannah Dowell, Bailey Matsumura, and Kiley Winkler. With the 1st place finish the team qualified for the Regional Tournament to be held at Plainview Golf Course in McAllen, Texas on April 22nd and 23rd. Individually, the girls were just as good. Gabriela McNelly started off day 1 by shooting a 74 and followed that up with a 2 under par 70 to finish the tournament with a total score of 144 and 1st place honors. Gabriela's round was highlighted by a streak of birdies including a 40 foot birdie putt on hole 11. Autumn Bjorklund started of day 1 with a score of 86 and followed that up with an incredible round of 81 on day 2 to finish the tournament with a 167 to take 2nd place. Other individual finishes included Hannah Dowell in 5th place, Bailey Matsumura in 10th place, Kiley Winkler in 17th place, and Emily Lindbeck in 21st place. Way to go girls and good luck at Regionals!

By: Justin Russell