H-DNL golfers represent well at NCS tournament

Submitted photo – The top 12 finishers in the H-DNL after last week’s final round at Baywood.

The H-DNL was well represented at the North Coast Section Division-II girls golf tournament at Vallejo on Monday, with Arcata placing fifth in the team event.

Individually, McKinleyville junior Sofie Sundberg  had the best round of the day among the 10 H-DNL golfers on hand, finishing with a round of 101 at the Blue Rocks Springs Golf Course.

Avery Meadows led the Tigers with a round of 105, the second best H-DNL score on the day, while teammate Sagen Sarchett capped an impressive debut season competing in the sport with a round of 107.

Sarchett’s score tied Eureka’s Illeah Brannon for the third best local round of the day, as the Eureka standout also capped a big fall with another strong showing.

Morgan Ford (108) Iris Coonrad (112) and Madyson Nelson (125) rounded out the scores for Arcata, which shot a 432 as a team.

Miramonte won the team competition with a score of 316, followed by Branson (332) and Convent and Stewart Hall (409).

Del Norte’s Jo Heuberger (116), St. Bernard’s Allyson Hagler (117) and Eureka’s Mia Lopez (122) rounded out a strong showing by the H-DNL contingent.

The tournament was the first NCS playoffs for any local schools in any sport since February 2020.

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