Blue Jays wrap up 2022 golf season – Jamestown Solar

October 5, 2022

JAMESTOWN — Typically it is not in regards to the rating, slightly it is in regards to the course of.

No less than that was the case for the Jamestown Excessive Faculty golf workforce this fall.

The Blue Jays completed their season in twelfth place on the 2022 Class A State Golf Meet. The host workforce shot a two-round complete of 773. Bismarck Century gained the workforce title with a rating of 636.

Olivia Sorlie ended her junior season with a second-round 96 to complete a two-round complete of 183. Sorlie ended up tying for forty seventh place. Isabel LeFevre notched a two-day complete of 189 to put her 63rd. Mylee Michel positioned seventy fifth in her first-ever state event with a rating of 102 whereas Aspen Humes notched a 104.

Belle Sjostrom carded a 102 in her second spherical whereas McKenna Nieswaag ended her freshman season with a complete of 240.

“Heading in we type of had the mindset that the meet was at our residence course and that we needed to only play and luxuriate in it,” JHS head golf coach Tracy Iliff mentioned. “We simply needed to compete from inside ourselves.

Iliff mentioned trying on the workforce scores from each the East and West Area meets, the Blue Jays knew that it could be a tricky problem to put any larger than they did.

“We type of had a mixture of scores all through the event,” Iliff mentioned. “However the problem was to go on the market and look to enhance upon what we did at West Area and on the East-West Traditional.”

Whereas it wasn’t the Jays’ finest efficiency of the season, Iliff stored issues in perspective, noting that the Jays acquired to the state event and had been in a position to compete as a workforce, one thing the workforce wasn’t in a position to accomplish final season.

“We have grown all through the final 12 months for positive and our workforce is younger,” Iliff mentioned. “We now have three freshmen, one sophomore and two juniors. The truth that we acquired right here within the first place is a big victory and I attempted to remind the workforce of that.

“They are going to have the chance throughout the subsequent couple of years to make enhancements. Hopefully, they’ll take these final two days as a studying expertise and I hope they loved being at State and what that was like.”

Iliff and her squad acquired to State due to the regular enchancment they made all season. The workforce’s finest rating got here on the Dickinson Invite the place they tallied a 355.

“We had so many alternatives the place women had been beating their private data,” Iliff mentioned. “It occurred nearly each event the place somebody made a giant enchancment. We acquired to get pleasure from that at each event.”

Iliff mentioned the Jays additionally had possibilities to deliver a few of their youthful gamers, like Michel, Nieswaag and Sjostrom to a few of the convention tournaments which solely served to mature them as golfers.

“I hope they discovered a whole lot of issues in regards to the sport of golf, their psychological stamina and their bodily stamina,” Iliff mentioned. “I simply need them to take a look at this season as a rising expertise.”

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Jamestown’s Olivia Sorlie follows by on a drive Monday, Oct. 3, 2022, through the North Dakota State Class A Women’ Golf Event on the Nation Membership.

John M. Steiner / The Jamestown Solar

Crew outcomes

Two spherical totals

1. Century 636; 2. G.F. Crimson River 646; 3. Fargo Davies 652; 4. Mandan 658; 5. Legacy 689; 6. W.F. Sheyenne 696; 7. Wahpeton 699; 7. Minot 699; 9. Shanley 704; 10. St. Mary’s 709; 11. Fargo North 735; 12. Jamestown 773.

Blue Jay outcomes

T47. Olivia Sorlie 183; T63. Isabel LeFevre 189; 75. Mylee Michel 201; T76. Aspen Humes 202; 83. Belle Sjostrom 215; 85. McKenna Nieswaag 240

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