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CG’s Holmes qualifies for district golf

Coal Grove Lady Hornets’ Tori Holmes hits a tee shot. Holmes was second individually at the Division II sectional golf tournament and advances to the district next week. (Kent Sanborn of Southern Ohio Sports Photos)

Coal Grove Lady Hornets’ Tori Holmes hits a tee shot. Holmes was second individually at the Division II sectional golf tournament and advances to the district next week. (Kent Sanborn of Southern Ohio Sports Photos)

Jim Walker

jim.walker@irontontribune.com

 

ASHVILLE — Tori Holmes is moving on again.

For the second straight year, the Coal Grove Lady Hornets’ senior golfer will advance to the district tournament after qualifying as an individual in the girls Division II sectional golf tournament on Monday at the Upper Landsdown Golf Club.

The top four teams and individuals not on a qualifying team in the sectional tournament advance to next week’s district tournament.

Holmes shot a 44-43 for an 87 total and finished second behind Belpre’s Jackie Cunningham who finished with a 36-39=75.

The other two qualifiers were Belpre’s Alana DeLancey with a 47-41=88 and Vincent Warrant’s Jane Kubala who shot 43-48=91.

Coal Grove freshman Alex Gillette finished 11th overall with a 50-47=97.

Logan Elm shot a 418 to win the team championship. Westfall was second at 424, Crooksville third at 434 and Waterford had a 435 to place fourth.

South Point senior Barbara Collins shot 56-55=111 and was tied for 39th overall among the 93 golfers who participated.