NEWPORT–The North Country girls' golf team hosted the 28th Annual North Country Invitational on Monday. It was orginally posted as the 25th, but was actually the 28th.
31 girls competed in the 18 hole tournament with 11 school sending players. On a day that had rain and possible thunderstorms predicted, it turned out to be a fantastic day for golf. Teeing off at noon, the tournament was completed in 4 1/2 hours, a good pace. Team scores are determined by the best total of two players (details below).
North Country captains Bailey Walker and Eilish Muir scored for NC with combined score of 223.
Lydia Beach from Lamoille shot an 85, which was good enough to be the day's medalist.Team scores: Harwood 190, Peoples Academy 204, Burlington 208, Essex 210, Lake Region 219, North Country 223, MVU 225
Individual breakdown: Harwood, Mandy Milne 90, Becca Hamel 100, Kianna Haskins 129, Peoples Academy, Katie Stames 97,Courtney Emerson 107, Kelli Crimes 118. Burlington, Lauren Donnelly 91, Katilin Donahue 117, Monica Barker 126, Alice Davis 130,Sarah Bowley 151. Essex, Erin Murry 102, Kayleigh Daniels 108, Lanna Melita 121. Lake Region, Celeste Lussier 110, Olivia King 109, BFA St Albans, Amanda Swim 108, Dani Schreiner 122, Kayleiogh Williams 148. North Country, Bailey Walker 101, Eilish Muir 122, Paige Gagnon 132, Michele Fenimore 130. MVU, Vallary Ross 111, Mallory L’Esperance 114, Mikayla Merrill 134. North Field, Jennifer Needle 117, Hillary Amell 122, Keri Giguere 123. Independents: Milton Kristyn Holsopple 136. Lamoille, Lydia Beach 85