Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

April 3, 2013

Santo’s Trotter qualifies for regional tournament


Mineral Wells Index

— STAFF REPORTS

COMANCHE – Santo’s Jaci Trotter shot a second-round 96 on Friday at the girls’ District 15-A golf tournament to give her a 36-hole total of 189 to qualify for the Class A girls’ regional golf tournament.

Trotter, who opened the 36-hole tournament with a 93, finished eight strokes behind the top medalist, Rachel Long of Goldthwaite.

Goldthwaite won the tournament with a 36-hole total of 848 (438-410), with San Saba also qualifying as a team for the regional tournament with an 877 (461-416) for second place.

The Ladycats placed third overall after opening with a total score of 481 and finishing with a 449 for a 930 score.

Stacey Underwood of Hico shot a 215 (106-109) and like Trotter will advance to the regional tournament as a medalist.

Other Ladycats scores include Emily Ashbrooks with a 244 (128-116), Reagan Raffaele with a 238 (122-116) and Lindsey Sams with a 259 (138-121).

The Santo Wildcats, paced by a 211 (111-100) by Grant Read, shot a two-round total of 974 (511-463) to place eighth.

Other Wildcats scores include Marcus Beam with a 214 (114-100), Noah Smith with a 271 (133-138) and Sonny Chalker with a 278 (153-125).

Goldthwaite won the tournament with a total score of 705 (354-351), with Chico shooting a 761 (371-390) to place second as both teams advance to the regional tournament.

Other medalists advancing to the regional tournament include the top medalist, Ryan Nieuwenhuis of De Leon (82-79-161), and Chris Rorie (92-86-178) of De Leon.