By: Cathryn Cavazos Sterling, KS — April 13, 2018 1:36 P.M.
On Monday, April 9 and Tuesday, April 10, the men’s and women’s golf teams hosted and competed in the Sterling Spring Invitational tournament in Hutchinson, Kan. The men came out with high scores while the women’s team struggled to get numbers on the board.
On Monday, the men placed first out of five overall teams. Senior Matt Smith snagged the lead early with a first round 69.
On Tuesday, the men struck gold again with a first place win out of five teams. The final score was a 284-286=570. The team was awarded All-Tournament Team as well as sophomore Marshall Martin with a T-2 finish. Junior Peter Choi also earned an individual win.
The women’s golf team, while putting in their best effort, ended up with a seventh place out of eight teams on Monday as well as Tuesday.
The women’s team has a chance for a comeback, however, on Monday, April 16 and Tuesday, April 17 at the KCAC women’s golf championships in Garden City, Kan. The men will have a chance to defend their title at the KCAC men’s golf championships on Monday, April 23 and Tuesday, April 24 in Garden City.