A shorthanded Farwell varsity girl’s golf team competed at Friday and Saturday’s state finals at Michigan State University’s Forest Akers West and though the squad was unable to compile a team score, Bria Colosky managed to take ninth place.
“We qualified as a team but we only have four girls on the team and one of the girls wasn’t able to attend,” Farwell co-head coach TJ Staley said. “We did well. It was a great weekend, it was a really good time for the girls.”
Colosky shot an 88 both Friday and Saturday, carding a 176 for her two day total to take ninth place. Aya Johnson of Muskegon Catholic Central was the individual overall winner with a two day score of 153.
Colosky, a sophomore, qualified for states last year as an individual, taking 10th overall last fall.
“She had a little bit of a shoulder injury (earlier in the year) but she came back very well from that,” Staley said. “There weren’t very many sophomores up on the podium there.”
Sammie Baldwin shot a 110 on Friday before improving to card a 106 to finish with a two day total of 216.
“She wasn’t real happy with how she did but she performed well,” Staley said. “The weather was real bad and it’s a tough course. Considering that she did very well.”
Juliet Dean shot a 158 on Friday before withdrawing before Saturday’s round.
“It was a great experience for us to get there as a team,” Staley said. “That was a huge step for us. We only lose one senior and we have some girls that are interested in being a part of the team next year. Hopefully we’ll get enough people out next year where we won’t (be shorthanded) when we go down to state.”