(Atlantic) The Atlantic girls golf team placed 2nd in the Hawkeye 10 Conference tournament Tuesday at Fox Run. The Trojans came in 14 strokes behind champion Kuemper Catholic 336-350. Clarinda finished third in the conference with a 367 followed by: 4th-Creston 390, 5th-Harlan 394, 6th-Shenandoah 397, 7th-Red Oak 448, 8th-Lewis Central 454, 9th-Denison-Schleswig 472, 10th-Glenwood 498, 11th-St. Albert 529.
Mara Masching of Kuemper Catholic won medalist with a 77. Her teammate Morgan Naberhaus also shot 77 and was the runner-up. Placing third and fourth overall were a pair of Atlantic golfers. Brooke Newell shot 82 and Bailey Walter 87. Brooke Fletcher and Erin Olsen also contributed top ten performances. Fletcher's 90 was good enough for 7th place. Erin Olsen shot a 91 for 8th.
Coach Kathy Hobson says, "Very happy for Brooke Newell and Bailey Walter being 1st team all-conference with their 3rd and 4th place finishes. Brooke Newell is fun to watch; she is always focused. Bailey Walter came through strong for us again as she has the last couple of meets.Brooke Fletcher and Erin Olsen finished 2nd team all-conference with a 7th and 8th place finish. Sarah Fixmer (106) continues to make strides shooting her best 18 score of the season. She has improved steadily all season."