Girls golf wins league title with 98-78 win over Cedarcrest

  • Sat Apr 29th, 2017 12:00pm
  • Sports

South Whidbey girls golf claimed the Cascade Conference title with a 98-78 win over Cedarcrest on Thursday afternoon at Useless Bay Golf and Country Club.

The Falcons, who finished second in the class 1A state girls golf championships in 2016, outscored their four league opponents 354-185.

South Whidbey played in Stableford format against Cedarcrest. Falcon junior Kolby Heggenes led the team with 29 points, while senior Emily Turpin finished second with 21 points.

Heggenes, the state runner-up in 2016, also finished second in the 22-team Burlington-Edison Invitational on April 17 with a 76. This past weekend at the Suncadia Invite in Cle Elum, Heggenes finished fourth overall with an 80 and helped the girls team place sixth.

The Falcons compete in the Cascade Conference Championships at Snohomish Golf Course on May 9, followed by the District 1 Championships on May 11 at North Bellingham Golf Course.