MT girls golf has good start to ‘19 season

By Chris Hoppes -

The Miami Trace girls golf team began the 2019 season at the Logan Invitational Tuesday, Aug. 6.

The event was held at Hocking Hills Country Club.

Miami Trace went 8-4 on the day with only four players competing.

The competition was primarily every team who will be in the Sectional except Chillicothe and Hillsboro.

Miami Trace shot a team score of 439.

Libby Aleshire and Alyssa Butler shared low-scoring honors for Miami Trace, each with a 103. That score tied them for fifth out of 65 golfers.

Makayla Barnes had a score of 109 and Destinee Butcher, 124.

On Friday, Aug. 9, Miami Trace took part in the Fairfield Union Invitational.

Miami Trace placed fourth out of five teams with a 416 total score.

Aleshire shot a 93 to lead Miami Trace.

Butler had a score of 95, Barnes shot a 102 and Butcher a 126.

The Miami Trace girls golf team won their match at the Chillicothe Country Club held Monday, Aug. 12

This was a Frontier Athletic Conference match with Jackson, McClain, Chillicothe and Washington. (Hillsboro does not have a team.)

Miami Trace won with a team score of 214.

Alyssa Butler was the medalist with a 49.

Libby Aleshire shot a 50, Makayla Barnes, 55, Destinee Butcher, 60 and Regan Hagler, 71.

Jackson had a team score of 242, followed by McClain, 253; Chillicothe, 256 and Washington, 273.

Miami Trace will play another FAC match at Jackson Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.

By Chris Hoppes