Spain Park girls finish third in state golf tournament

Spain Park High School senior Lakin Eddy tees off on a hole during the Alabama High School Athletic Association Class 6A state tournament at Robert Trent Jones' Magnolia Cove course May 10 in Mobile. (Contributed)

By WESLEY HALLMAN / Sports Editor

The Spain Park High School girls’ golf team finished third in the Alabama High School Athletic Association Class 6A championship tournament May 9-10 at Robert Trent Jones’ Magnolia Cove course in Mobile.

The Jaguars carded a team total of 60-over par 492 in the two-day tournament, including a 24-over par in the final round.

Lakin Eddy led Spain Park as she finished with a two-round total of 13-over par 158, which placed her in a two-way tie for sixth place in individual standings.

Eddy, an Auburn women’s golf signee who shot a 10-over par 82 in the first round, fired a 3-over par 75 in the final round.

Caroline Gurley finished in a two-way tie for 11th in individual standings with her 18-over par 162. Morgan Natale finished 18th in individual standings with her 29-over par 173. Ashley Gillespie finished 28th in individual standings with her two-day score of 200.

Taylor Casebere of Oak Mountain, playing as an individual, finished eighth in individual standings with her two-day score of 14-over par 158.

Casebere fired a 5-over par 77 in the opening round before carding a 9-over par 83 in the final round.