Senior Anita Sadhu hopes a third 40 will be the charm for her golf game.
Sadhu medaled with 40 Tuesday as the Hickman girls’ golf team defeated Southern Boone and Mexico at L.A. Nickell Golf Course.
The Kewpies shot a team total of 186. Southern Boone came in a distant second with 239 and Mexico High School trailed in third with 258.
The Kewpies shot the three best scores of the match.
“I was very happy,” Sadhu said. “It was my second 40 in a row. It’s good to know I can shoot so well since this is my last year.”
Kyndal Marshall followed Sadhu with a 44. Jordan Parshall shot 49.
The Hickman junior varsity team’s score of 231 was good enough to beat Southern Boone’s junior varsity score of 272. Jessica Simpson shot 54, Chrissy Merideth shot 56, and Jessie Hudelson was only one shot behind second with a 57.
“I think we can drop our scores even lower,” said Hickman coach Doug Steinhoff, “but we did a fine job.”
The Kewpies’ next competition is against California and Jefferson City at 4 p.m. Thursday at L.A. Nickell.
Steinhoff said the Kewpies will see much harder competition.
Last year, California placed two golfers in the top four at state tournament. Steinhoff, however, has confidence in his team, no matter how tough the competition may appear. He says if his top five players shoot consistently, they will do well.
“I’d like to shoot another 40,” said Sadhu, “but anything under a 45 would be a good day for me.”