Xavier Prep sophomore Ivy Song seems to be getting better and better on the golf course.
She shot a
5-under-par 31 on Tuesday (Sept. 10) to take medalist honors and help the
Gators defeat Tempe Corona del Sol and Mesa Desert Ridge in a three-way match
at Phoenix Country Club. It was the second medalist effort for Song this season.
senior Ashley Menne and junior Mary Beth Doss finished in a tie for the No. 2
spot at 3-under 33.
“I know Ivy
is very excited about the way she is playing and so are we (coaches and
teammates),’’ said Xavier co-coach Tui Selvaratnam. “All the hard work she put
in over the summer is paying off. All of the girls worked hard.’’
breeze and puffy cotton-ball clouds greeted the golfers as tee time approached.
“It was nice
and cool with the 90s (temperature), at least compared to 115 or something like
that,’’ Selvaratnam said.
finishers: senior Breyana Matthews, tie for 4th, 1-over 37; freshman Annie
Dawson, 6th, 2-over 38; senior Sydney Trout, tie for 8th,
6-over 42; sophomore Kate Ryan, 12th, 7-over 43; sophomore Ava
Mayberger, tie for 13th, 9-over 45; senior Danae Bravo, tie for 13th,
9-over 45; senior Sissi Wang, 15th, 10-over 46; sophomore Audrey
Sanchez, 16th, 12-over 48; and freshman Sophie Stamatis, tie for 17th,
have had a heavy early season schedule but now get a 10-day break. They will
resume play on Sept. 20-21 in the annual Aguila Invitational at the Aguila Golf
Course in Laveen.