Vikings show improvement
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 3:06 AM
The weather broke for two days in a row of golf for the Decorah girls golf team Friday and Saturday, with the Vikings putting up some solid numbers.
Freshman Alexa Lensing tied for the runner-up medalist honors Thursday at Crestwood, firing a 54. (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)
Friday the linksters put together their best performance of the year in a triangular with Crestwood and Riceville. Due to course conditions, the par-35 course was shortened to par-33.
In the varsity game, the Vikes put together a good score, finishing with a 225. Crestwood won the m eet with a 224 while Riceville finished third while firing a 239.
Medalist of the meet was Crestwood's Savannah Lentz, who carded a 48. There was a three-way tie for the runner-up spot, including Decorah freshman Alexa Lensing, who had a 54.
Talia Raddatz was second for the Vikings with a 55. Gabi Cowie carded a 57 while Alison Schwartzhoff managed a 59. Also competing for the varsity were Mary Murphy, 60; and Melanie Gossman, 73.
Eight members of the JV squad also got out on the course. Neither Crestwood nor Riceville had a JV team.
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