The Van Meter girls posted 167 team score to shatter the previous record of 190 set back in 2010. This years varsity team is made up of 4 seniors Molly Carey, Maggi Braun, Bekah Walter, and Elsa Abrahamsson along with 3 freshmen Kylie Carey, London Wille and Morgan Robinson. On Thursday at Sugar Creek, they posted a 167 and many personal bests were shot. Freshman Kylie Carey (36) and Freshman London Wille (37) took the medalist and runner up awards. Team captain Molly Carey end up in 3rd with a 42. Walter and Abrahamson each shot a 52, while Robinson and Braun hit a 54 and 55 respectively.
On Monday, the Lady Bulldogs shot a team score of 201 and Wille (44) and Carey (49) took top two honors. They defeated Woodward-Granger and West Central Valley at the 5 x 80 Golf Course.
The girls are back in action on Tuesday (4-10) at the Lakeview Country Club in Winterset for a tough WCAC match up with Des Moines Christian and Madrid.
“We have a great group of ladies on the team this year with 4 veterans and 3 freshmen. We have set some high team goals this year with hopes of giving Van Meter its first team state golf appearance. We have a long season ahead of us, but these ladies have their eyes on the prize for a great season”,. said Head Coach Mike Linde.