Washington Evening Journal
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FAIRFIELD — High school girls golf returned to Fairfield Golf and Country Club on Tuesday. Mt. Pleasant and Keokuk joined the hosting Trojans for a Southeast Conference triangular, one that the Panthers won by 16 strokes.
Mt. Pleasant was the only team under 200 on the day, finishing the meet at 196. Keokuk sneaked in at second, with a 212, and Fairfield finished third, at 222.
Mt. Pleasant’s Elli Liechty topped the field with a 41 to earn Medalist honors. The Panther senior finished eight of her nine holes in five strokes or less.
Ryann Davidson finished the night at 48 for the second best Mt. Pleasant score. Sami Wibben shot a 50. Kylie Walderback ended the meet at 57, and Izabell Yoder shot an 82.
Fairfield’s Viola Welsh had a good showing in her first ever high school meet. The Trojan sophomore shot a 47 to take the runner-up spot.
Myah Twohill finished close behind Welsh with a 48. Maggie Rayburn shot a 61. Macy Rayburn rounded out the Trojan scorers with a 66.
Kate Pettit was the fifth-best Trojan, shooting a 67. Sara Kretz finished the meet at 69.
Both Mt. Pleasant and Keokuk will be back in action Thursday at Keokuk’s home tournament. That meet has a 10:30 a.m. start time.