Lady Marshals tied for fourth after first round of state tournament

Megan Hertter is tied for 16th after the first round of the state tournament. Hertter shot a 7-over par 79 to lead the Lady Marshals going into Wednesday’s second round.

After the first round of the KHSAA Girls State Golf Championships at Bowling Green Country Club, Marshall County girls are tied for fourth with Sacred Heart, both teams finishing with a score of 340 (+52) on Tuesday. Lexington Christian Academy led at the end of the day at 313 (+25), South Warren is second with 333 (+45) and North Hardin third with 339 (+51).

Paired with players from North Hardin and Madisonville-North Hopkins, the Lady Marshals first tee time Tuesday was 7:00 am. All teams will move on to play in round two on Wednesday along with the lowest 42 individuals plus ties, not on a team, advance to the second round.

Boyd County’s Olivia Hensley and Laney Frye from Madison Central are tied with the lead, both shooting a 3-under par 69. Megan Hertter shot the low round for the Lady Marshals, finishing with 79 (+7) tied for 16th. Savannah Howell is tied for 30th with 82 (+10), Kenley Luksic shot 87 (+15) and is tied for 62nd, Sarah Umbarger shot 92 (+20) and is 82nd and Elsie Riley is tied for 97th with 101 (+29).

The first tee time for the Lady Marshals Wednesday is 11:30 am and they will be paired with Sacred Heart and Pulaski County.