The West Liberty High School girls’ golf team played in three matches this week, Monday at home against West Branch and Mid-Prairie, Wednesday at Timberline Golf Course in Peosta in a River Valley Conference Tournament and Friday in Tipton for the Tigerette Invitational.
On May 2, the Comets were led by seniors Aly Harned, who shot a 51 over the nine holes, while Mylei Henderson turned in a 59, in their final home meet of their prep careers at West Liberty Golf & Country Club against West Branch and Mid-Prairie.
Freshman Addison Beaver shot a 64 for the Comets as West Branch won the meet overall, shooting 204 as a team as Bear sophomore Claire Jarrett shot a meet best 43.
On Wednesday, May 4, the Comets took on Timberline Golf Course for the River Valley Conference meet.
West Branch placed first overall as a team and recorded the two best individual scores at 88 and 100. The Comets were challenged by the tough course according to coach James Laughlin as Aly Harned shot a 113, good enough for a 26th place showing overall and Addison Beaver shot a 124 for to finish in the #42 position.
On Friday, May 6, the Comets took part in a 10-team event at Tipton Country Club. Williamsburg found themselves atop of team scores, shooting a 401 overall in the 18-hole meet. The Comets recorded a 111 for Harned to place 16th in the medalist round, while Henderson has a 117 for the 27th spot, and Beaver shot a 150 for the 50th position.
The Comets head to Kalona Friday, May 13, to participate in the first round of post-season action, hitting the Kalona Golf Course at noon against Central Lee, Mediapolis, Tipton, Louisa-Muscatine, Mid-Prairie, Van Buren County and Wilton. The team also had a quad match at Cedar’s Edge Golf Course in West Branch against the hosts, Wilton and Mid-Prairie on Tuesday, May 10.