Leader Times roundup: Freeport’s Clawson fires low-round 80 at WPIAL qualifier
Freeport’s girl golfer is headed back to WPIALs.
Sophomore Audrey Clawson shot a 6-over-par 80 to card the low score of the day in the WPIAL Section 1-AA qualifier at Latrobe Elks Golf Club on Wednesday. It will be the second trip to WPIALs for Clawson, a state qualifier last year.
She will be joined at the WPIAL championships by Derry’s Sydney Syster (83), Jefferson-Morgan’s Gillian Alexander (84), Greensburg Central Catholic’s Olivia Zambruno (85) and Frazier’s Annika Erdely (103).
Kittanning’s Kayly Lazaroff had the next lowest score for an Armstrong County golfer with a 121.
Kittanning 213, West Shamokin 237, Leechburg 280 — Noah Kunst shot a 40, and Noah Spang and Nick Long both shot 42 to give Kittanning (8-1, 7-0) a pair of Section 1-AA wins in a three-team match at Kittanning Country Club.
Leechburg’s Matt Barto shot a 39 for the low round of the day, while Cory Egley and Ben Vicini each shot 44 for West Shamokin to earn a win over the Blue Devils.
Freeport 4, Burrell 3 (OT) — Megan Manke scored with 2:15 left in overtime to lift Freeport (4-4-0, 3-2-0) to a Section 2-AA victory over Burrell (4-4-0, 2-3-0).
Erika Jack scored twice and Natalie Martin had a goal for the Yellowjackets. Mayson Kiser made 10 saves for Freeport, while Burrell goalie Bailey Klems stopped seven shots.
The teams were scoreless at halftime.