Liberty boys golf win 2A titles, girls finish second in state

Liberty boys golf won the 2A state championship title. Courtesy photo

The Liberty Patriots golf teams swung their way into the top spots at the state tournament May 23 and 24.

With a team score of 120 the Liberty boys golf team finished as the No. 1 team in Washington. And with 93.5 the girls claimed the No. 2 spot.

Both 2A tournaments took place in Spokane, the boys played at Creek at Qualchan and the girls played at Indian Canyon.

Boys

The boys team finished 33.5 points ahead of second place Columbia River.

Coming in at No. 2 in the state was Chase McIntosh. He shot 73 in round one and 78 in round two.

Ben Graham finished the state tournament in the No. 10 spot with a 79 and 76.

Placing 16th best in state was Jack Hultquist with a round one score of 78 and shot 81 in round two.

And coming in at 19th was Luke Hall. He had a round one score of 82 and round two he shot 78.

Girls

The Patriots finished 20 points behind the No. 1 2A team, East Valley (Yakima).

Six different players placed among the top 40 in state.

Coming in at No. 9 in the state was McHailey King. She shot 80 in round one and 89 in round two.

McKenna Plowman came in at No. 24 with a round one score of 90 and round two score of 92.

A three way tie for 27th place included two Patriots. McKenzie King and Jaida Woo came in at No. 27 with a combined score of 185.

King shot 91 in round one and 94 in round two and Woo shot 87 on day one and 98 day two.

Coming in at No. 30 was Bethany Locke with a 90 and 96.

And Vy Nguyen tied for 33rd in the state with a first round score of 89 and second round score of 100.

Hazen

On the 4A side at Liberty Lake in Spokane, two Highlanders competed.

Zach Dea finished the first round with a score of 81. And Derek Hahn finished round one with a score of 85.

Both Dea and Hahn did not advance to the second round.

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