West Liberty High School girls' golf team

Girls golf team competes in IVC Tournament play


The West Liberty High School girls’ golf team played in three matches this week, Monday at home against West Branch and Mid-Prairie, Wednesday at Timberline Golf Course in Peosta in a River Valley Conference Tournament and Friday in Tipton for the Tigerette Invitational.

On May 2, the Comets were led by seniors Aly Harned, who shot a 51 over the nine holes, while Mylei Henderson turned in a 59, in their final home meet of their prep careers at West Liberty Golf & Country Club against West Branch and Mid-Prairie.

Freshman Addison Beaver shot a 64 for the Comets as West Branch won the meet overall, shooting 204 as a team as Bear sophomore Claire Jarrett shot a meet best 43.

On Wednesday, May 4, the Comets took on Timberline Golf Course for the River Valley Conference meet.

West Branch placed first overall as a team and recorded the two best individual scores at 88 and 100. The Comets were challenged by the tough course according to coach James Laughlin as Aly Harned shot a 113, good enough for a 26th place showing overall and Addison Beaver shot a 124 for to finish in the #42 position.

On Friday, May 6, the Comets took part in a 10-team event at Tipton Country Club. Williamsburg found themselves atop of team scores, shooting a 401 overall in the 18-hole meet. The Comets recorded a 111 for Harned to place 16th in the medalist round, while Henderson has a 117 for the 27th spot, and Beaver shot a 150 for the 50th position.

The Comets head to Kalona Friday, May 13, to participate in the first round of post-season action, hitting the Kalona Golf Course at noon against Central Lee, Mediapolis, Tipton, Louisa-Muscatine, Mid-Prairie, Van Buren County and Wilton. The team also had a quad match at Cedar’s Edge Golf Course in West Branch against the hosts, Wilton and Mid-Prairie on Tuesday, May 10.