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Golf team leads Region 13

Apr 18, 2024 11:41AM ● By Liisa London Mecham

The Trojans shot their best team score last Tuesday at Remuda with a 325 overall. All four scoring players shot their best round of the year. Photos courtesy of Kacey DeMond

Morgan’s golf team continues to lead Region 13 as they wrap up their last week of the regular season and head into the Region Championship. They played at Round Valley Wednesday and Sun Hills, Thursday, April 18 before the Region 13 tournament begins next week.

In the Region rankings, Morgan currently leads Union 370 to 384 with Grantsville (407) third. Individually, Morgan’s Jane Poll is inching closer and closer to Union’s Brooklyn Brown. Brown holds an 84.3 stroke average with Poll at 84.72. Both trail Richfields’ Shelby Gardner (80.34) and Brielle Jolley (83.28) in the state rankings. Kenadee Benson (90.82)  is rising in the region and state rankings, especially with her last two tournaments. Benson is currently 11th in the state with Camden Smith at 16th (95.38). Benson is golfing fourth in the region and Smith sixth.

Morgan played Monday at El Monte in Ogden and came away with the win, shooting 368 to Union’s 391. Grantsville was third. Poll and Benson tied at 84 to place first with Smith earning 9th with a 98. Kayla Gale was the Trojan’s fourth golfer with a 102.  

The next day, the Trojans traveled to Farr West, to battle at the Remuda Golf Course. The team showed up with passion and focus! Poll shot a one over par, 73, while Benson lowered her score to 79 and Smith to 80, placing first, third, and fourth. Ashlyn Noss scored as the fourth golfer with a 93 on the day. Each of the four scorers had their best competition round of the season at Remuda.

Morgan lowered their team score from Monday to Tuesday by 43 shots from 368 to 325 and once again took first in the region. Union tallied second place (360) and Grantsville third (377). λ

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