Class 5A girls golf notebook: Freshman Sydney Youngblood finishes job

Durant golfer hopes to accomplish what Oklahoma State's Megan Blonien did as a prepster — win four state titles.
by Scott Wright Published: May 2, 2013
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Sadeghy, however, was excited by the idea.

“We have a lot of young players on our team, she said. “I think it'll be a great move for us. It'll push us to work harder, and that's always good.”

FOUR EARN ALL-STATE

It took one playoff hole, but Deer Creek senior Haley Hill earned a spot in the All-State match next summer, along with three other Class 5A players.

Hill was joined by teammate Caroline Goodin to represent the West team at All-State in July in Tulsa.

From the east, Tahlequah's Emily Pippen and Claremore's Allysa Brown earned All-State spots.

CUTTING STROKES

After playing in warm weather and light wind Wednesday, players had the exact opposite Thursday, with temperatures in the mid-40s and gusting winds.

But the difficult conditions didn't reflect in all the scores. Several players posted better scores Thursday, and a few saw significant improvements.

Pryor's Ashlin Taylor cut 16 shots off her first-round total, the biggest drop of the day. Tahlequah's Mikal Yahola shot 15 strokes better Thursday, and four others reduced scores by at least 10 shots.

BY SCOTT WRIGHT

 

by Scott Wright
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A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene. He has been a beat writer for football and basketball at Oklahoma and...
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