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March 7, 2014

Girls golfers second at Guthrie

DUNCAN — The Duncan girls didn’t play under ideal conditions at the Guthrie tournament Thursday, but claimed second as a team.

Duncan scored 351, four strokes shy of first-place Deer Creek with 347. The Lady Demons first faced a late start because crews were clearing snow from the greens.

Even then, the course wasn’t clear of snow.

“It was really tough conditions,” said Duncan coach Steve Etheridge. “It was kind of slippery. We didn’t get a good indicator of what we would be like.”

Kayla Witt placed second individually, scoring 78, two strokes behind first-place Emily Folsom of Deer Creek with 76. Whitney Hall was fourth with 88, Savannah Martin scored 90, Chelsea Harwell scored 95, Emily Kirkland scored 108 and Courtney Brooks scored 113.

Etheridge was happy with how the players performed, considering that rain and snow made it difficult to practice.

“You couldn’t ask for more from them today, considering the cold conditions,” he said. “We’ll be OK once we get going.”

Duncan’s girls will next play at Fort Sill March 23. The Duncan boys, whose opener at Ardmore Monday was canceled because of the weather, will be in Lawton March 10.

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