Winning streak continues for CHS Girls golf
Whether it's at home or on the road, the Carbon High girls golf team is continuing to do what they've done all season: Win.
Mark down another two victories in the win column for the Lady Dinos as they played a home region match on Wednesday picking up a win by 45 points. The team carried that momentum into a match in Payson on Thursday and also came away with a 43-point win.
In the home match, Carbon was led by Hailey Kirkwood who took medalist honors with 38 points. Following her were Katie Felice with 36 points, Kaycee Gilson with 33 points and Braxton Gibson and Taylor Hammack who both finished with 31 points each for a team total of 138 points. Finishing behind the Lady Dinos was Juab with 93 points and Richfield in third with 89 points.
In the Thursday match, which was played on sanded greens, the Lady Dinos were led by Gibson who picked up medalist honors with a total of 39 points. Kirkwood finished with 37 points, Felice added 34 point and Gilson had 33 points for a team total of 143 points. Richfield took second place with a total of 100 points followed by Juab in third with 99 points.
Carbon High Head Coach Kenji Otani said he was pleased with the effort and consistency that the team has shown over the course of the season.
"All I can say is WOW," said Otani. "This team is exceeding all of their goals. We do not have a weak position on this team."
Otani said the team is shifting their focus on preparing for the upcoming state tournament. But first the Lady Dinos will look to take home a Region 12 crown on Thursday, May 1 at the region meet held in Richfield.