Hot Spring girls take 3rd at state

Hot Spring girls take 3rd at state


The Hot Springs girls golf team took third in the South Dakota High School Activities Association State A Championship. 

ABERDEEN- The Hot Springs Lady Bison capped their successful season with a third place finish at the South Dakota State Class A Golf meet held June 3 and 4 in Aberdeen at the Lee Park Golf Course. 

In total, 32 schools were represented with a total of 94 golfers.

The 2019 team championship went to the West Central girls with a four person 36 hole score of 703, second was Sisseton-717, third was Hot Springs-730, fourth was Madison-743 and fifth was Parkston-744.

The Class A Medalist honors went to the Defending State Champion, Belle Fourche’s Payson Birkeland, with a 36 hole total of 153 or 9 over par.

"She represented our west river golfers with class," said Hot Springs coach Dave Merrill. 

Hot Springs was led by Aryona Watts -165-8th place, Malory Olstad-176-12th place, Madilyn Palo-189-29th place, Sydney Olstad-200-49th place and Jessi Schroeder-217-66th place.

Hot Spring shot their best round of the year on day two, with a four person 18 hole score of 356.

"On behalf of myself, Jay Miller and Barry Vollmer, we are very proud of this team!" said Merrill. 

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