Girls golf places second at state

The West Linn girls golf team placed second in state with a total team score of 641, behind Sheldon who had 624.

“I was disappointed at first but we did play really well,” Kristin Elich, junior, said. “Sheldon played lights out though.”

Sarah Archuleta, junior, led the Lions in the first round with a score of 77 followed by the Elich sisters with Kristin shooting an 82 and Amanda, freshman, scoring an 83. Kirbi Havemann, senior, and Chloe Barnes, freshman shot a 90 and a 95, respectively.

After the second round concluded, Amanda Elich led the team with a score of 73 followed by her sister who shot 74. Archuleta improved her round by two shots with a 75. Havemann and and Barnes scored an 87 and an 89, respectively.

Archuleta placed seventh overall with her two round total of 152 and the Elich sisters tied for 10th with a score of 156.

“It was weird tying with my sister but definitely fun to be in the top ten,” Kristin said. “It was cool to see my sister do that well too.”