Backspin Volume 3, Issue 8 - Page 18

51st LWGA Junior Girls Championship By Mary Capouch Brooke Tyree captured the LWGA Junior Girls title this week at Alexandria Country Club. Tyree, a junior at Sulphur High, also earned medalist honors with a round of 71 on Wednesday, July 13, and then fired a 74 Thursday to win the Championship. Runner-up honors were shared by defending champion Abbey Daniel (72-78), Covington Archbishop Hannan sophomore, and current Amateur Champion Mary Chauvin (73-77), a senior at Hammond High. Brooke Duzan, Sulphur High senior, won the first flight (82-75). Tying for first in the second flight were Carly Whittington, 14, a ninth grader at Lacassine High in Kinder and also Mckenzie Leduff, 14, a freshman at St. Louis Catholic in Lake Charles. Both players shot 88-86. The winner of the Youth Division was 12-year-old Liza Lapeyre (93-92), New Orleans, a seventh grader at Isadore Newman School. Final LWGA Junior Girls’ results as follows: Championship Flight Brooke Tyree Sulphur 71 – 74 -- 145 Abbey Daniel Covington 72 – 78 -- 150 Mary Chauvin Hammond 73 – 77 -- 150 Alden Wallace Shreveport 80 – 73 -- 153 Camille Simon New Orleans 76 – 79 -- 155 Aoife O’Donovan Monroe 75 – 82 -- 157 Rachel Dupree Shreveport 78 – 81 -- 159 Daphney Tilton Iowa 80 – 83 -- 163 First Flight Brooke Duzan Sulphur 82 – 75 -- 157 Madison Bates Alexandria 85 – 75 – 160 Gillian Cole Shreveport 81 – 79 -- 160 Cassidy Lambert New Orleans 83 – 78 -- 161 Madeline Boudreau New Orleans 83 – 85 – 168 Josie Headrick Slidell 84 – 84 -- 168 Reese Drezins Slidell 81 – 89 -- 170 Second Flight Carly Whittington Kinder 88 – 86 – 174 Mckenzie Leduff Lake Charles 88 – 86 – 174 Savannah Ennis Abita Springs 90 – 91 – 181 Liza Lapeyre New Orleans 93 – 92 – 185 Madeline Gordon Kenner 101 – 85 – 186 Lexie Barham Monroe 139 – 119 – 258 18 In other LWGA news, the Dick and Linda Batti Junior Girls Scholarship was established honoring the Battis, who have generously given their time and energy toward LWGA junior girls’ golf. Announced at the Players’ Dinner, were the second recipients and co-winners of the $1,000 scholarship scholarship: seniors Madeline Gordon, Kenner, who will be a freshman at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and Savannah Ennis, Covington, who will enter Spring Hill College in Mobile.