Rocky Mountain girls repeat as 5A district golf champions

The Bishop Kelly boys and girls sweep individual and team titles at the 4A level.

STATESMAN STAFFMay 6, 2014 

  • TODAY'S ACTION

    • The 5A boys district golf tournament starts at 8 a.m. at Warm Springs.

    • The Capital and Eagle baseball teams play the second game of their best-of-three district championship series at 6 p.m. at Eagle. Eagle beat Capital 2-1 in Game 1. If necessary, Game 3 is at 6 p.m. Thursday at Capital.

The Rocky Mountain High girls golf team won its third 5A District Three title in four seasons by two strokes over Eagle on Monday at Warm Springs Golf Course.

Senior Ryleigh Moore led the Grizzlies with her 6-over 79, finishing third behind Timberline's Katie Cudworth (78). Senior Carson Pickett - a Utah Valley signee - carded an 85 and Sydni Kobayashi (86) and Hannah Giesbrecht (88) rounded out the scoring for the defending state champions.

The individual crown went to Vallivue senior Gabby Barker. The Texas Tech commit was the only golfer to shoot under par, firing a 1-under 72. Barker and her teammates won a one-hole playoff against Boise to claim the district's fourth and final spot at state.

Rocky Mountain (338), Eagle (340), Timberline (342) and Vallivue (351) qualify for the state tournament May 12-13 at Highland Golf Course in Pocatello.

4A: BISHOP KELLY SWEEPS DISTRICT TITLES

Defending individual girls state champion Haley Nist helped the Knights win their third district title in a row with her 2-over 72 at Desert Canyon in Mountain Home.

The Knights (328) posted four of the top six individual scores and |advance to state next week at Twin Falls Golf Club along with second-place Middleton (382).

On the boys side, Bishop Kelly's Hunter Ostrom beat Middleton's Bryton Wood in a playoff. Both shot 5-over 76. Bishop Kelly (318), Skyview (320) and Middleton (323) qualified for state.

2A: NAMPA CHRISTIAN BOYS, MCCALL GIRLS WIN TITLES

Kaden Isaacson carded an 8-over 80 at TimberStone in Caldwell as the Trojans (334) claimed the district championship and advanced to state at Rupert Country Club. Cole Valley Christian (373) also qualified.

New Plymouth's Lacy Avera had the top girls round with an 87, while McCall-Donnelly (431) took first and Nampa Christian (488) second.

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