Lexington, Blythewood and A.C. Flora girls’ golf teams captured team titles, and three individuals earned medalists honors Monday at state qualifying tournaments.
The No. 1-ranked Wildcats shot a 302 and won the 5A Lower State championship by 20 strokes over St. James. Lexington’s Molly Hardwick earned medalist honors with a 5-under 67, and teammates Isabella Rawl (73) and Karlee Vardas finished second and third.
Chapin finished fourth and River Bluff seventh to also qualify for the state tournament.
Blythewood shot a 288 to win the Class 5A Upper State championship in Rock Hill. Ella Stalvey led the way with 70. Parker Stalvey and Lindsey Hoile each shot a 72. Cori Langford had a 74.
The teams head to the Class 5A tournament Oct. 22-23 at Mid-Carolina Country Club.
In Class 4A Lower State, A.C. Flora shot a 364 and edged Myrtle Beach by one stroke for team title. Dreher’s Jordan Guyton was the top individual with a 77. Bonnie Chapman (86) finished fifth and Sara McInnis (88) seventh to lead AC Flora.
The Class 4A championships will be held Oct. 22-23 at Hackler Course at Coastal Carolina.
In Class 3A, Gray Collegiate’s Jensen Castle shot a 68 to earn medalist honors and qualify for the state tournament to be held Oct. 22-23 at Carolina Springs in Fountain Inn. Gilbert shot a 344 and finished second behind champion Oceanside Collegiate.
Gilbert’s Kennedy Gooding finished third with a 71.