Lady Warrior golfers open season with a win at ABQ tourna ment

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The six-time defending state champs Lady Warrior golf team opened their 2013 spring season with success by winning the East Mountain tournament in Albuquerque on Monday.

Submitted photo: From left are Chynna Pearson, Mirjana Gacanich, Teresa Lucero, Mia Salome, and Kristen Cline. Sitting on the rock is Shania Berger.

There were five schools participating in the tournament, and with good weather conditions, the girls were able to score well. Junior Shania Berger was individual medalist shooting 2 under par 72. Despite a few three-putts, Shania was happy with her season opening round. Senior Kristen Cline finished in second place shooting 77. After a 5 over start on the first three holes, Cline played the next 15 holes 2 under par.

Sophomore Mia Salome finished in third place with an 84. Sophomore Chynna Pearson finished in sixth place shooting 99 and breaking 100 for the first time. Senior Mirjana Gacanich rounded out the team score, finishing with 103. Sophomore Teresa Lucero also played, shooting 121.

The Lady Warriors got their first qualifying leg for state. The team total score was 332, outdistancing the nearest school by 88 shots.

The Lady Warriors play next on March 25 to defend their title at the Seery Invitational tournament.

 

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