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New faces equal same result for girls golf

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By Brian Blair

It does not matter who Owen County High School Head Girls Golf Coach David Wainscott puts on the course, the Lady Rebels continue to dominate the Eighth Region All ‘A’ Classic.
Owen County had four new faces tee off on Tuesday at Sugar Bay Golf Course in Warsaw. They still won their fifth-straight Eighth Region All ‘A’ Classic by 24 strokes over Trimble County High School which finished second.
Owen County’s Shelby Power and Walton-Verona’s Adrianne Mason both shot 74.
Mason, however would get the better of Power in a playoff to claim the individual title.
For Owen County, Lydia Merrifield shot an 85 to finish fourth overall. Debbie Farrar posted a 97 to finish tied for ninth. Morgan Woodyard shot 107 and Grace Chilton finished the day with a 111.
The team will now advance to the state tournament Saturday at Woodson Bend Golf Course in Somerset.
Before they played on Aug. 27, the girls took part in the Bluegrass Invitational at Bullitt East  High School. The team finished seventh overall. Power shot 82; Merrifield, 93; Farrar, 102; Woodyard, 109; and Chilton, 113.
On Aug. 29,  the Lady Rebels hosted Carroll County and Williamstown high schools in a nine-hole match at Fairway Golf Course.
They would win the match as Power posted a 35; Farrar shot 45; Chilton, 49; Woodyard, 50;  and Laura Duke, 56.