Sacred Heart wins Hilen Invitational

State Journal Staff Report Published:

With four scores in the 70s, Sacred Heart captured the Gene Hilen Invitational girls golf tournament Saturday at Juniper Hill.
The Valkyries shot 309, finishing six strokes ahead of runner-up Henry Clay. Shelby County took third with a team score of 317.

Shelby County’s Lilly Young was medalist with a four-under par 69, and Pulaski County’s Elsa Moberly was runner-up with a 70. Finishing in the top five were Henry County’s MacKenzie Peyton 71, Shelby County’s Madison Thomas 72, and Grant County’s Sarah Boden 73.

Franklin County finished at 424, led by Cami Montgomery with a 97. Also playing for the Lady Flyers were Madison Cunningham 107, Natalie Thomas 108, Mackenzie Cunningham 112 and Reagan Toothaker 139.

Western Hills, led by Allison Harrod’s 99, shot 430. Rounding out the Lady Wolverines’ scores were Emily Stevens 101, Emilie Hill 107, and Sidney Cobb and Christine McGaughey 123.

The tournament was hosted by the Franklin County and Western Hills girls golf teams.

The local teams return to action Saturday when they compete in the Dunbar Invitational at Kearney Hill.

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