ARLINGTON — Colonel Crawford is bound for the Division II girls state golf tournament for the first time.
The Lady Eagles placed fourth in the district tournament on Monday at Sycamore Springs Golf Course in Arlington to book their passage to the 2021 state championship.
Joining Colonel Crawford at the state tournament are Lima Central Catholic, which won the district championship after shooting a round of 343; district runnerup Van Buren (347); and the third-place team Coldwater (373). The Lady Eagles shot 387 to edge Hopewell-Loudon (390) for the final state qualifier berth.
The top four individual qualifiers for the state tournament are district champion Nicole Jones of Shelby, who shot a 74 at Sycamore Springs; district runnerup Kenzie Schroeder of Hicksville, who finished the day at 76; Autumn Osborne of Ayersville, the fifth-place golfer (81); and Jalyn Bruns of Fort Recovery, who finished sixth (82).
Sophomore Lucy Myers was the top player for Colonel Crawford. She shot 90 (44-46) and finished in 16th place in the individual standings.
Junior Sophie Beck of Colonel Crawford finished in a six-way tie for 33rd place after shooting 97 (48-49). Senior Katie Reynolds carded a round of 98 (49-49) and finished in a four-way tie for 39th place.
Senior Katie Hanft was part of a four-way tie for 51st place after shooting 102 (50-52). Senior Chelsea Daubenspeck shot 116 (55-61) and finished in a tie for 74th place.
The Division II girls state championship tournament is scheduled for Oct. 15-16 at the Ohio State University Gray Course.
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