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High school girls golf: First day of 6A tournament concludes with defending champion Lone Peak in the lead

Lone Peak owns a narrow five-shot lead over Davis after the opening day, with Herriman’s Millie Terrion in the lead in the medalist chase

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The first day of the 6A state girls golf tournament at The Ridge Golf Course in West Valley City concluded Monday afternoon with defending champions Lone Peak clinging to the lead.

The Knights recorded a first round score of 325 and currently hold a five-stroke lead over Davis and Corner Canyon that are in a two-way tie for second place with a score of 330. 

Lone Peak, Davis and Corner Canyon have separated themselves from the rest of the field, as fourth place Herriman currently sits 16 strokes outside of the top three with a first round score of 346. 

Davis shot a field-best score of 168 on the first nine holes, but the Knights rallied by shooting their own field-best score of 156 over the last nine holes to gain their five stroke lead. Lone Peak’s impressive team score on the back nine was aided by the individual performance of Berlin Long, who shot a 3-under par score of 33 over the final nine holes.

Long’s impressive back nine wasn’t enough for her to take over the individual leaderboard though. Herriman’s Millie Terrion led all golfers after the opening round with a score of 73, giving her a two-stroke cushion over Long and a five-stroke cushion over third place Cassidy Denning of Westlake. 

Terrion recorded a birdie on 33% of the holes over the first round.

Davis’ Bridgette Volk sunk a hole-in-one on the 18th hole, which helped the Darts secure the second place position heading into the final round. 

All eyes will be on the Knights heading into the second round as they look to maintain their grip on the lead and defend their title.

Class 6A state tournament

At The Ridge Golf Course

Team scores (Top 10 made cut)

1. Lone Peak, 325

2. Davis, 330

2. Corner Canyon, 330

4. Herriman, 346

5. Weber, 349

6. Pleasant Grove, 352

7. West, 365

8. American Fork, 370

9. Riverton, 372

10. Jordan, 375

11. Fremont, 376

12. Westlake, 384

Individual results

73— Millie Terrion, Herriman

75— Berlin Long, Lone Peak

78 — Cassidy Denning, Westlake

79— Carly Belliston, Lone Peak; Cheyenne Hansen, Davis

80— Victoria Castro, Davis

81— Navy Wood, Weber; Jane Olson, Riverton; CC Banz, West; Bella Boman, Corner Canyon

83— Kaylie Mumford, Jordan; Ellie Whitehead, Corner Canyon; Alyssa Meadows, Corner Canyon; Victoria Romney, Corner Canyon; Savannah Romney, Corner Canyon

84— Izzy Rawlings, Weber; Brenda Castillo, Hunter; Maycee Dehlin, Herriman; Madalyn Hadley, Fremont

85— Avelyn Kulsomphob, West; Hannah Karras, Davis; Rachel Stewart, Lone Peak

86— Quinn Shupe, Davis; Meagan King, Lone Peak