Sept. 13 - 14 The Heart of Texas Championship @ Squaw Valley
The Highlander Girls Golfers began the 2019-2020 season with a solid effort at the 54 hole Heart of Texas Championship this weekend. many of the top teams in the state played in the 30 team field.
The Highlanders scores of 318-315-323 totaled 956 on the 6,000 yard Links and Lakes courses of Squaw Valley. This placed the Highlanders in 8th place overall in a very Strong field.
Avery Blake (Jr) led the way for the Highlanders with a solid 76-74-78 - 228 effort. Valeria Cruz (Jr) added 82-77-81 -240. Freshman Sofia Bastidas began her Woodlands HS Career with a 1st round 92, but improved with each round with scores of 82 and 78 to finish the event with a 252. Seniors Katie Greene and Juliana Capacho began their final season of High School play contributing some solid play over the 3 round event.
Sept. 30 Westfork
The Highlander D and E teams competed in the Conroe HS Girls Invitational at Westfork GC. For many of the girls it was their 1st taste of team golf.
Sophmore Brenda Zacur led the way for the Highlanders in her debut for the team by firing a solid 92. Freshman Yasmine Stone added 93 in her debut, while Veteran sophomore Sydnie Loverige posted a 97.
The Team score of 387 was a strong 5th in a solid field of area varsity teams.
Oct 7 April Sound
The Girls competed at the Lake Creek HS Girls Varsity event on Monday. The mix of the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Highlander teams played well and finished 4th in a battle of some of the areas, 1st teams.
The Girls final total of 383 was led by Junior, Natalia Del Olmo's 84. That score was 2nd place individually. Juniors Gabby Reese, Annelise Smith and Faith Freyou added to the teams 4th place finish.
Oct 11-12 Glennloch Pines
The Highlander Girls 2nd and 3rd teams battled the Houston Areas Top Varsity teams to a 6th and 9th place finish.
The Girls 2nd team was led by Senior Madie Greene and Junior Anistyn Smart. Noth firing a 168. Junior Davis Pendley added to the effort with a 171.
The 3rd teams was led by Junior Holly Paterson, 167 and Junior Ashley Gibson 181.
Several Highlanders tasted the highest level of varsity competition the Houston Area has to offer for their very 1st time, in their 1st high school events. We should see vast improvements in their scores as they acclimate to this high level of play.