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Lady E’Hawks Sixth After First Day Action At State Golf

By Staff | May 29, 2008

DELIBERATE STROKE - Emmetsburg’s April Corley puts on the eighth hole at the Girls State Golf Tournament in Marshalltown on Tuesday. Corley and the Lady E’Hawks were in sixth place in the team standings after the first day of play.--Mark Pawlak, Marshalltown Times-Republican photo

by Dan Voigt

MARSHALLTOWN – After the first day of the Class 2A Girls State Golf Tournament, Emmetsburg’s Lady E’Hawks stand in sixth place in the team race. The tournament is being played at the American Legion Golf Course in Marshalltown.

Hampton-Dumont held the team lead at the end of Tuesday’s play with a 376, some 33 strokes ahead of the Lady E’Hawks’ 409 stroke total.

Emmetsburg was led on the first day of play by Abby Bird, who shot a round of 96 after 18 holes to stand 16th overall in the field.

April Corley carded a 103 after her first round to take 28th, while Katie Heddinger shot a 104 and is in 30th place.

Megan Myers shot a 106 to hold 33rd place in the field of 2A contestants, while Cortney Gappa shot a 111 to move to 43rd place. Sara Schany rounded out the play for the Lady E’Hawks with a round of 113, which was good for the 47th place.

The final round was to be played on Wednesday and final results were not available as of The Democrat’s press deadline on Wednesday afternoon.