LHS golfers fifth after first day at NIAA 3A state tourney
The Lowry High School girls golf team was in fifth place on Wednesday afternoon after the first day of the NIAA 3A State Championships at Mountain Falls Golf Course in Pahrump
Boulder City, the Southern 3A champion, shot a 359 on day one to lead the team standings. Elko, the defending 3A state champion, was second three strokes behind at 362.
Pahrump Valley (378) was third and SECTA (380) and Lowry (405) were fourth and fifth, respectively. Spring Creek rounded out the teams scores at 423.
Boulder City's Lani Potter was the individual leader after day one with a 3-over par 75. Potter won the state championship in 2016.
Lowry's Tatyana Carlson was second, one shot behind after a round of 76.
Pahrump Valley's Breanne Nygard was third at 78 and SECTA's Cassidy Phelan was fourth at 79. Elko's Annika Criss and Western's Caroyln Lemon are tied for fifth place with rounds of 80.
The Lady Bucks' Hannah Havens was tied for 15th with a round of 99 for the junior.
Freshman Angelina Martinez was 21st at 104. Mekenzie Vandemark (126) and Kaitlyn Hales (135) rounded out the scores for Lowry.
The final 18 holes of the state championships were played on Thursday afternoon. Results were not available at press time.
Look in Wednesday's Humboldt Sun for a full recap of the Lady Bucks in Pahrump.