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Lacey Jones wins 4th title; Cushing does the same

John Rohde Published: May 7, 2004

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ Story line: Idabel senior Lacey Jones became the first high school player girl or boy to win four state individual titles. She sealed the deal Thursday with a 3-under- par 70 at the Lake Hefner South Course to win by 14 strokes.

Star of the day: Fittingly, Jones eagled the final hole of her high school career, draining a 12-foot putt after hitting a 9-iron into the par-5 18th hole.

Team of the day: Three- time defending state champ Cushing, led by senior Natalie Dotson, won its fourth straight team title and its eighth in school history, beating Elk City by 14 strokes.

Noteworthy: Wednesday's opening-round 66 was the second-lowest round in relation to par in Jones' career. She shot a 10-under 62 at Antlers Springs Golf Course earlier this season.

Noteworthy II: Jones beat the last-place finisher by 146 strokes in just two rounds.

Class 4A At Lake Hefner South Par 73 Team Scoring 1. Cushing·························375-366741 2. Elk City·························385-370755 3. Pauls Valley·························382-380762 4. Marlow·························385-386771 5. Clinton·························395-391786 6. Hilldale·························406-401807 7. Collinsville·························402-410812 8. Wagoner·························426-425851 9. Sallisaw·························432-430862 10. Miami·························439-432871 11. Blackwell·························430-447877 12. Fort Gibson·························466-452918 Individual leaders 136Lacey Jones, Idabel, 66-70 150Christy Carter, Victory Christian, 72-78 152Natalie Dotson, Cushing, 78-74 167Tyffani Parker, Pauls Valley, 83-84 171Erica Sharkey, Guymon, 82-89; Tasha Marshall, Clinton, 86-85 176Liz Cagle, Hilldale, 86-90 177Tori Gunkel, Elk City, 89-88 182Amanda Tanner, Wagoner, 90-92 184Laura Coast, Marlow, 90-94 Others Cushing: Kristen Andrews 96-96192, Terra Prock 100-97197, Kate Denney 101-99200, Gentry Loveland 119-116235.

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