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Lynchburg-Clay 3rd, Fairfield 5th after opening day of SHAC girls golf tourney

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Lynchburg-Clay and Fairfield girls golfers opened Southern Hills Athletic Conference tournament play this week, with Day 1 of the tournament held Wednesday, Sept. 13 at Buckeye Hills.

LC currently stands in third place with a 213 team score, while Fairfield is fifth with a 242.

Leading the SHAC after Day 1 is Manchester with a low score of 199. The event medalist was Taylor Ralston of Manchester, who shot a 37.

In second is West Union (207), followed by North Adams in fourth (223), Peebles in sixth (254) and Eastern in seventh (291).

For the third-place Lady Mustangs, they were led by Autumn Wilkin, whose score of 50 was good for fourth place in the individual standings, and Alexis Knisley, who shot a 52 for fifth place. Kira Stratton’s 54 earned her ninth place, giving LC three of the top 10 individual scorers in the SHAC.

Also for LC, Sarah McKinney shot a 57 (16th place), while Ava Doughman earned a score of 63 (24th place).

The Lady Lions were led by McKinley Cox, who shot a 56 and finished 14th as an individual. Allie Pavey followed with a 60 for 20th place. Makayla Brown and Emily Caudill both shot a 63, tying for 24th, and Aylah Humphries scored a 69 for 31st place.

SHAC play concludes with a second girls tournament match Friday, Sept. 22 at the Adams County Country Club.