Leopard Golf hosted the Lovejoy Invitational this year at Watters Creek GC, Monday, October 1st. 120 players from 16 different area schools were there competing. Considering all the rain the previous couple of weeks, the golf course did a great job preparing for the tournament. Other than the mosquitoes, it was an excellent day for golf.
Competing for the Leopard’s was the Varsity 2 boys, JV 1 boys, and the Varsity girls teams. It was a very successful day. The JV boys finished 2nd, the varsity boys finished 3rd, and the varsity girls took 1st place. The kids played well, and being our tournament, it was nice to bring home trophies and medals.
The JV boys shot a team total 370 to finish 2nd. Eric Wang shot 84 and finished 2nd individually. Mason Hartness and Jacob King shot 92. David Hull shot 102, and Law Legg shot 105.
The varsity boys finished 3rd, shooting a team total 345. New to the team this year, Junior Dylan Dobbs played well. Dylan carded a 77, which was good for a 3rd place individual finish. Lyndon Su shot 85. Jack LeGare followed with an 89. Derek Fisher shot 94, and Deuce Spencer finished with 101.
Our Varsity Girl’s team came close to setting a new single day tournament team record. The girls shot a team total 349 on the day, and won the tournament by 11 shots. It was a solid performance for the girls and we feel it has set us off in the right direction as we push toward the district tournament in April. Our new addition this year is Marta Moreno-Gil, a sophomore from Spain. She finished 6th overall shooting an 88. Finishing 10th, Aurea Carlisle shot 94. Sydney Barker turned in a 97, her best tournament round for the Leopards. Meghan Spencer finished the day at 103. Team Leader and Captain, Allie Bianchi won the gold for the Leopards. Allie shot a 2 under par 70, to win by 13 strokes. This is the second time she has gone under par in her high school play, and we know she will continue to perform well.