Class 6A golf notebook: Tulsa Union in good shape to win third consecutive team title

Redskins lead Broken Arrow by 17 shots. Union's Marla Souvannasing leads medalist race by five shots.
by Michael Baldwin Published: May 1, 2013
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SOUVANNASING ON FIRE

Souvannasing is listed fourth on Union's depth chart but won medalist honors last week at regionals and shot a four-birdie, one-bogey, one-double-bogey, one-under-par 70 to hold a five shot over three other golfers, including two teammates.

Souvannasing was 1-under through the front nine with two birdies and a bogey. She got to 2-under but double-bogeyed 15. Souvannasing drained a 30-foot putt to save par on 16 and finished with an eight-foot birdie on 18.

BRIEFLY ...

Edmond Santa Fe sophomore Brinn Fariss, daughter of former major leaguer Monty Fariss, wasn't satisfied with her first-round 78 but is the second-lowest score from the OKC area on a leader board dominated by Union and Broken Arrow. ... Edmond North senior Allison Sell, last year's medalist, shot a 78. ... Led by seniors Anna Mikish and Boone, Choctaw is in fourth followed by Southmoore and Edmond North.

BY MIKE BALDWIN

by Michael Baldwin
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Mike Baldwin has been a sports reporter for The Oklahoman since 1982. Mike graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1974 and attended Oklahoma Christian University, graduating with a journalism degree in 1978. Mike's first job was sports editor...
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