Grissom wins Yellow Jacket Invitational
Thu. March 14, 2013 at 10:58 p.m. | By Nick Johnston Sports Writer
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
Fort Payne 397
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