May 15, 2021

Newton girls golf opens season with second-place finish

Heryford earns runner-up medalist with a 41

URBANDALE — Newton’s girls golf team opened its season on Monday and the Cardinals shot a 212 at Urbandale Golf and Country Club.

Newton was second in the five-team field. Ames won the meet with a 195.

Rylee Heryford shot a 41 to earn runner-up medalist honors. Ames’ Taylor Baisley was the medalist with a 40.

The Cardinals put three in the top seven as Abby Price was fifth with a 52 and Bekah Vasseau finished seventh with a 56. Marin Pettigrew shot a 63 to finish 15th as the final counting score.

Ella Price (66) and Madison Price (78) both had non-counting score.

Ames had two of the top three scorers as Megan Riesselman shot a 42.

Host Urbandale had a 224 in third. Des Moines East (263) and Fort Dodge (265) completed the field.