Grissom wins Yellow Jacket Invitational

Grissom’s Sarah Robertson carded an 82 Thursday to win the Glencoe High School Yellow Jacket Invitational at Silver Lakes. (Photo by Nick Johnston | Gadsden Times)

GLENCOE — Grissom’s Sarah Robertson edged Scottsboro’s Kylie Tucker at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Silver Lakes to win the Glencoe High School Yellow Jacket Invitational on Thursday.

Robertson fired a 10-over 82, just one better than Tucker’s 83.

Robertson stayed consistent throughout her round with 10 pars. She also led Grissom to the team championship, as the top three Tigers carded a 286. Scottsboro was second with a 289 and Glencoe’s 295 was good enough for third. Westbrook Christian finished fourth with a 296.

Despite beautiful sunny conditions on the Heartbreaker and Mindbreaker courses, golfers found the scoring tough. Of the more than 50 golfers who participated in the event, only seven broke 100 on their round.

Glencoe’s Hope Bishop and Madison Cole tied for third with 92s. Westbrook Christian’s Ella Lawley and Ali Porter both carded 96s, and Scottsboro’s Colleen Skelton finished with a 97.

Fairview’s Abbi Yeager was eighth with a 100, Grissom’s McKenizie Turner followed with a 101 and Arab’s Cati Harris rounded out the top 10 with a 102.

Taleigh Broach had a 103 for Grissom. Southside’s Ashley McCormick and Westbrook Christian’s Katie Cone both had 104s, with Westbrook Christian’s Hope Cone following with a 105.

Another Westbrook player, April Godsey, had a 107. Scottsboro’s Julia Webb finished with a 109, Glencoe’s Madison Autwell carded a 111, while Arab’s Kayla James and Grissom’s Gracie Marks went for 112s.

Christian Riddlespur, playing in the tournament as an individual for Etowah, had a 113, as did Saks’ Caitlyn Shelly and Scottsboro’s Mary Margaret Green.

Piedmont’s Kinsey Martin and Fort Payne’s Elle Patterson both carded 114s, Westbrook Christian’s Sydney Fairchild fired a 117, while Brae Buckner, of Southside, had 121.

Arab’s Alix Edmonds had a 122, Westbrook Christian’s Eillie Porter had a 123, while both Fairview’s Maci Yeager and Fort Payne’s Allie Locklear both had a 126.

Arab’s Kaitlyn Embry had a 127, and Jacksonville’s Caroline Peevy finished with a 130.


Glencoe High School Yellow Jacket Invitational Scores


At Silver Lakes


Yardage: 4,875 Par: 72


Grissom    286

Scottsboro    289

Glencoe    295

Westbrook    296

Arab    336

Fairview    359

Southside    363

Saks    386

Fort Payne    397

Piedmont    403

Jacksonville    406


Sarah Robertson, Grissom    82

Kylie Tucker, Scottsboro    83

Madison Cole, Glencoe    92

Hope Bishop, Glencoe    92

Ella Lawley, Westbrook    96

Ali Porter, Westbrook    96

Colleen Skelton, Scottsboro    97

Abbi Yeager, Fairview    100

McKenzie Turner, Grissom    101

Cati Harris, Arab    102

Taleigh Broach, Grissom    103

Ashley McCormick, Southside    104

Katie Cone, Westbrook    104

Hope Cone, Westbrook    105

April Godsey, Westbrook    107

Julia Webb, Scottsboro    109

Madison Autwell, Glencoe    111

Kayla James, Arab    112

Gracie Marks, Grissom    112

Christian Riddlespur, Etowah    113

Caitlyn Shelly, Saks    113

Mary Margaret Green, Scott.    113

Elle Patterson, Fort Payne    114

Kinsey Martin, Piedmont    114

Sydney Fairchild, Westbrook    117

Brae Buckner, Southside    121

Alix Edmonds, Arab    122

Ellie Porter, Westbrook    123

Maci Yeager, Fairview    126

Allie Locklear, Fort Payne    126

Kaitlyn Embry, Arab    127

Caroline Peevy, Jacksonville    130

Natalie Echeverri, Westbrook    131

Hannah McCurdy, Piedmont    132

Lyndsey Leatherwood, Saks    133

Sadie Boyd, Fairview    133

Chloe Borders, Jacksonville    134

Sarah Harper, Fairview    136

Olivia Jones, Arab    137

Bailey Crowe, Southside    138

Jordan Pope, Saks    140

Brittany Harper, Jacksonville    142

Allison Hamilton, Jacksonville    142

Lianna Smith, Arab    146

Kari Butenschon, Guntersville    151

Gabrielle Metz, Southside    153

Kassidy Cunningham, Scotts    154

Preslie Gifford, Fort Payne    157

Madison Spivey, Piedmont    157

Erinn Helton, Fort Payne    157

Jeri Lynn Cordell, Arab    159

Mary-Elizabeth Oliver, Gunt.    168

Taylor Ellis, Guntersville    WD