Olivia Benzin hasn’t slowed down from last year’s 4A state girls golf tournament.
The Bellarmine Prep standout and Oregon State University signee shot 3 under par for 39 points at Indian Summer Golf and Country Club in Olympia in leading the Lions to a 164-77 victory on Thursday against Timberline for sole possession of first place in the 4A Narrows League.
Benzin is coming off of last year’s fifth-place finish in the state tournament at Club Green Meadows in Vancouver, Washington, when she was five strokes off first-place Alivia Brown, her former teammate now at Washington State. Bellarmine Prep (5-0; 2-0 4A Narrows) is coming off its fifth consecutive team title.
North Thurston 107, Foss 35: Audrey Marlatte’s streak keep going.
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The senior for the North Thurston girls golf team was the medalist in the eighth consecutive tournament, shooting 6-over-par and had 30 points in the Rams’ victory over Foss at The Golf Club at Hawks Prairie.
Stadium 114, Yelm 96: Junior Megan Esler and Freshman Esther Sibbett of Stadium were the co-medalists shooting 10-over at North Shore Golf and Country Club.
Capital 99, Central Kitsap 63: Naomi Yamamoto of Capital shot 9-over at Olympia Country and Golf Club and had 27 points.
Shelton 92, Wilson 6: Jaymie Pentony of Shelton shot a 51 (15-over) at Alderbrook.
Mount Tahoma 52, Lincoln 4: Dakota Smith of Mount Tahoma shot 9-over at Meadow Park Golf Course.
Bellarmine Prep 137, Timberline 88: R.J. Make earned medalist honors for the Lions at two-over 74 at Indian Summer Golf and Country Club.
Stadium 55, Yelm 28: Senior Michael Sibett of Stadium shot four-over at North Shore Golf and Country Club and had 16 points. Sibbett has been the medalist in four out of the past five tournaments.
North Thurston 41, Foss 4: Baeu Grantham of North Thurston shot 5-over at the The Golf Club at Hawks Prairie and had 14 points.