W. Georgia sitting in striking distance
Casebere's first-round 83 leads Wolves at GSC Championships
CARROLLTON, Ga. -- West Georgia opened the Gulf South Conference Championships on Monday with a team score of 350, good for second place in the tournament.
Taylor Casebere was the top scorer for the Wolves in the first round of the championship tourney, putting up a 41 on the front nine followed by a 42 on the back nine. Her first-round 83 has Casebere in a tie for third place overall.
Second on the UWG roster was Nicolette Boissoinneau, who checked in with an 85 in her first round at the GSC Championships. The freshman shot a 43 on the front nine, then improved by one stroke with a 42 on the back nine.
The third member of the UWG contingent on the leaderboard was Jerrah Baker, who also fired an 85 and is tied with Boissonneau and several others for sixth in the competition. Baker shot a 44 on the front nine, but rebounded with a 41 on the back side.
Jordan Pence, playing in her third GSC Championships, shot a 48 on the front nine and a 49 on the back nine for a 97, putting her in 10th place in the tourney.
The Wolves are 29 strokes ahead of third-place Christian Brothers and 17 strokes behind leader West Florida in the race for the conference championship.