LAHS Girls Golf Team Earns 3rd State Tournament Qualifying Leg


The girls golf team earned their 3rd state tournament team qualifying leg March 31 in the Los Aamos High School Spring Warm-Up Golf Tournament.

This completes the NMAA three-leg qualification requirement, which gives the girls golf team passage to their 3rd sate championship in the last four years. The girls earned two previous legs at the Grants Invitational last October and the Piedra Vista Invitational las October.

In the March 31 tournament, Emma Haines led the charge with an 86 followed by Jennifer Necker with a 91, Faith Koh with a 94 and Emily Johnson with a 98. The girls fired a team score of 369, beating the state qualifying target score by 19 shots. The team was rounded out with Bri Sanderson who has contributed to its previous two qualifying rounds.

The girls get another chance at their home course April 14, with the LAHS Annual Spring Invitational. They also will play at Santa Fe Country Club and Santa Ana April 21 and 28, followed by the district championship at Marty Sanchez Golf Course May 5. The team then heads to UNM South Golf Course in Albuquerque, for its 3rd state championship appearance in the last four years, (second at UNM South). The state championship is May 12-13 with a practice round May 11.

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