Guthrie finishes sixth in state; Lewis fifth overall

The Guthrie Lady Jays golf team completed their second and final day of the Class 5A State Tournament and although a team title did not come their way they improved one spot from day one.

Head coach Mike Longstreth’s Lady Jays finished sixth overall, with a team score of 742, after falling to seventh place after day one at Silverhorn Golf Course.

Duncan won their third straight championship with a team score of 668. McAlester, who finished third overall, won the 5A academic championship.

Leading the charge for Guthrie was sophomore McCandren Lewis who shot a 78 for a 157 total after a first round 79. Lewis performance was fifth best individually.

Altus’ Megan Blonien won her second straight title by shooting a 147.

Overall, all five Lady Jays improved their scores on day two and as a team improved a whopping 33 shots. Senior Kacey Acker shot an 86 after an opening 89, Jasmine Linville carded a 101 after a 108, Kelsey Walker had the biggest turnaround with a 17 shot improvement with a 97 and a 114 on day one, and Linzi Thomas improved five strokes and shot a 100 on the final day.

Final 5A Team Standings:
Duncan 668
Altus 674
McAlester 689
Deer Creek 714
Pryor 740
Guthrie 742

5A State Leader Board:

Megan Blonien – Altus – 147
Julia Wynn – McAlester – 150
Abby Thompson – Deer Creek – 156
Lillian Seay – Carl Albert – 156
McCandren Lewis – Guthrie -157


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