The Guthrie High School girls golf team is headed back to the state tournament. The LadyJays qualified for state after shooting a team score of 401 in the Aqua Canyon Regional.
Guthrie's score of 401 was good enough for sixth place, finishing tied with Bishop McGuinness. The top six teams in each regional qualify for the state tournament.
The LadyJays were led by Drew Dodgion who shot an 83. Kelsey Raney shot a 93. Emily Beeby, Sue Marie Meshew, and Trenda LeGrande rounded out the scoring for the LadyJays.
"I thought all the girls did a really good job and played well," Guthrie Head Coach Jason Rice said. "We were able to qualify for the sixth spot and now we get to go back to the state tournament and we're all excited about that."
The LadyJays are a young squad with one senior, two juniors and two freshmen. Rice says that he is hoping the team can gain some valuable learning experience from this trip and lay down a foundation for the future.
"Team wise, we are really young," Rice said. "As a team, we're looking at this as a learning experience. As far as individuals go, I hope at worst that Drew Dodgion finishes in the top 10. She can finish as high as she wants. She finished in the top five in the regional preview. This is her third year at state, she knows what to expect. I'm looking for a couple of rounds in the 70's from her and for her to play well."
The LadyJays will travel to Lincoln West in Oklahoma City next Wednesday and Thursday.