The Ottumwa Courier


May 13, 2013

Ottumwa linksters take second at Kennedy Invitational

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Ottumwa girls golf team finished a solid second at the Kennedy Invitational Monday at the Ellis Golf Course with a collective score of 345.

The Bulldogs final tally was bolstered by Whitney Dostal and Darby Patritto, who both finished with rounds of 79.

"Never having seen the courses before," Ottumwa golf coach Scott Maas said, "that's pretty good."

Cedar Rapids Xavier captured first place honors with 333 strokes. Ottumwa's Abbie Budan shot a 92 and Ottumwa's Callie Lawson finished with a 95. Rounding things out for Ottumwa were Bailey Palmer, who carded a 100, and Hannah Lien, who shot a 102.

"Our girls are confident," Maas said. "They know they can play."

The Bulldogs will compete in the CIML Metro Conference Meet that will be put on by Des Moines East Wednesday at the Grandview Golf Course in Des Moines.

At Kennedy Invitational

Ellis Golf Course

Monday, May 13

Par 72

Team scoring — 1. Cedar Rapids Xavier 333, 2. Ottumwa 345, 3. Western Dubuque 350, 4. Linn-Mar 381, 5. Iowa City West 390, 6. Cedar Rapids Kennedy 392, 7. Cedar Rapids Prairie 398, 8. Iowa City High 417, 9. Cedar Rapids Jefferson 467.

Medalist — 1. Rochelle Beardsley (WB) 75.

Runner-up — Maddie Bertsch (X) 76.

Ottumwa Individuals — Whitney Dostal 79, Darby Patritto 79, Abbie Budan 92, Callie Lawson 95, Bailey Palmer 100, Hannah Lien 102.

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