Eagles Finish Third At Legacy Invitational

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Led by junior Alpine Hickstein’s third top-10 finish of the year, the Chadron State College golf team was third of seven teams as the Legacy Invitational, hosted by Winona State University at Legacy Golf Club in Las Vegas, concluded on Friday.

“It wasn’t the finish we wanted,” said Head CSC Golf Coach John Ritzen, “but there are plenty of positives to take from this weekend. I felt like we should have won both of these tournaments, but we just didn’t have our best stuff. We’re really close to putting something special together.”

CSC led the field statistically with 80 holes on par. Junior Jordan Grasis, playing as an individual, led the effort with 20 of 36 on her own, tying for best among the 39-player field.

Grasis tied for third individually in the tournament, shooting straight rounds of 83 to score 166.

Six of seven CSC golfers finished among the top half of the players competing.

Tournament host Winona State took the team title at the event, with the Warriors’ Carly Moon winning individually with a score of 84-77-161.

CSC individual results:
T3, Jordan Grasis, 83-83-166; T8, Alpine Hickstein, 86-83-169; T10, Kinsey Smith, 83-87-170; T12, Brooke Kramer, 87-84-171; T15, Allison Acosta, 89-83-172; 19, Kenzey Kanno, 85-89-174; T27, Josie Rush, 91-89-180.

Team results:
1, Winona State, 339-328-667; 2, McKendree, 340-332-672; 3, Chadron State, 341-337-678; 4, Chapman, 356-330-686; 5, Minot State, 352-346-698; 6, Winona State “B”, 368-358-726; 7, Mary, 384-363-747.