Photo by Brown Harano Studios of North Platte
The 2012 North Platte Bulldog Girls Golf Team. Front row, from left: Jordyn Pearson, Kaylee Payne, Anna Morton, Maci Rein-Lake, Laura Wagner, Jenae States and Courtney Ruda. Back row: Cassie Predmore, Etta Morton, Tessa Burford, Courtney Kohl, Amanda Beall, Erin Green, Alicia Sanchez, Coach Jim Orcutt.
The North Platte High School girls' golf team qualified for state on Oct. 1 by finishing in third place at districts, held at the Lake Maloney Golf Course.With a combined score of 374, the Lady Bulldogs finished behind district champion Norfolk (351) and runner-up Millard North, who was only one stroke ahead of NPHS at 373.
Seniors Tessa Burford and Jenae States were the top two finishers for North Platte. Burford came up with a score of 86 to finish in fifth place and States was only one stroke behind her teammate and finished sixth.
Jordyn Pearson shot a 92, Erin Green had 109 and Lauren Wagner had 125 to round out the performances.
Ellie Wiltfong of Lincoln Southwest won a four-person playoff for the individual championship after shooting 85, one stroke less than Burford.
The Lady Dawgs will finish their season at the state meet next week in Norfolk.