Demons, Bears roll to wins on the links |

Demons, Bears roll to wins on the links

Rifle's Masi Smith lines up a putt during Monday's tournament at Yampa Valley. Smith finished second in the event. (ANDY BOCKELMAN)

At the Eagle Valley Tournament in Gypsum April 25, the Glenwood Springs girls golf team came away with a big win at Gypsum Creek Golf Course.

In a stableford format, Glenwood won with a team-score of 133, while Palisade came in second with 125. Gunnison placed third with a score of 124.

Alyson Shulman of Palisade placed first individual with a stableford score of 59, while Lisa Kelley of Glenwood placed second with a score of 55. Teammate Nicole Mathews place third with a 50.

The Demons will head to Regionals this Friday in Denver. The Glenwood regional team consists of junior Lauren Murphy, who has a scoring average of 80.5, sophomore Lisa Kelley (91.5), junior Callie Jones (92.3) and sophomore Baylee Johnson(105.5). Regionals will be held at Murphy Creek Golf Course in Aurora.


Competing at the Yampa Valley Tournament Monday afternoon, the Rifle Bears girls golf team came away with yet another team win, as well as an individual win for junior Elly Walters.

Walters was able to win the individual tournament by six strokes, shooting a 75 to place ahead of fellow teammate Masi Smith, who shot an 81.

The duo helped lead Rifle to a team win as the Bears shot a round of 242, finishing comfortably ahead of Grand Junction (275) in second place. Vail Mountain (330), Grand Junction Central (331) and Coal Ridge (340) rounded out the top five at the tournament.

Behind Walters and Smith for Rifle, Savannah Seay shot a round of 86 to place fourth in the tournament, while Jacey Hauer (96) and Eve Miller (117) rounded out the day.

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