Washington won its second straight state 3A golf title shooting a 361 Wednesday after an opening day score of 367. Washington coach Leonard Kull says repeating was a goal of the team. Kull says the started talking about this year immediately after finishing last year, and when the met in March they said they had to forget about last year. He says they did that and did the work they needed to win again.
Kull says the experience helped them play well. He says they played their game by going out and playing for bogeys, getting a par now and then. Knoxville finished in second place in 3A with a two-day total of 810. Susan Kirscheman of Ballard Huxley was the 3A medalist.
Ankeny won the class 4A state title with a 678 two day total. Hawkettes coach Toni Dicky says it’s fantastic and says the girls did a wonderful job of getting better in every meet and the ultimate goal of winning the championship. Dickey says they got off to a good start in Tuesday’s rain.
She says 340 was an outstanding round in those conditions and the kids worked against the conditions. Ottumwa has a 26-meet win streak end in finishing behind Ankeny. Kristen Paulson of Ottumwa was the medalist by one stroke, shooting a 157 to best Amanda Davidson of Ankeny who shot a 158.