Laney Sullivan leads lady linksters
Senior Laney Sullivan finished in a tie for eighth place in the individual standings Monday, leading the Sparta girls golf team in a Mississippi Valley Conference match at Forest Hills Golf Course in La Crosse.
Sullivan carded a 12-over-par 48 on the front nine at Forest Hills to lead the Lady Spartan linksters to fourth in the six-team match.
Sophomore Ginny Yahnke added a nine-hole score of 51 on the par-36 layout, while junior Delaney Schaller finished with a 55.
Senior Becca Yahnke rounded out Sparta’s top four golfers with a nine-hole score of 58.
Ginny Yahnke finished tied for 13th place in the individual standings, while Schaller came in 19th and Becca Yahnke finished tied for 22nd place.
Onalaska’s Sydney Hubbard fired a five-over-par 41 to earn medalist honors, while Tomah junior Ilayna Long finished third with a 45 to lead the Timberwolves to a third-place finish.
Onalaska increased its lead in the MVC standing by finishing first with a team score of 178.
La Crosse Aquinas captured second with 194 team tallies, followed by Tomah in third with 210, Sparta in fourth with 212, La Crosse Logan-Central in fifth with 238 and Holmen in sixth place with an incomplete team score.
The Lady Spartan linksters are back in action Monday, when they travel to Tomah to compete in a 3 p.m. MVC match at Hiawatha Golf Club.