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North, Washburn Rural sweep titles in Olathe Northwest tourney


Washburn Rural tuned up for Monday's city girls golf tournament with an impressive performance in Thursday's Olathe Northwest Invitational at Heritage Park Golf Course, with the Junior Blues sweeping the team and individual championships.

Senior Aliyah North carded a three-over-par 74 to take individual medalist honors by two strokes while Rural rolled to the team title by 18 strokes over host Olathe Northwest.

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North led the way as all of Rural's top four finished in the top 10.

Junior Blue senior Kaitlyn Crough tied for third with an 80 while junior Avery Scott tied for sixth with an 82 and junior Mallory Nelson tied for eighth with an 84.

Washburn Rural will enter Monday's city tournament at Western Hill as the eight-time defending team champion, winning the 2020 title by a 49-stroke margin over runner-up Hayden. 


Team scores

Washburn Rural 320, Olathe Northwest 338, Olathe East 352, Olathe West 357, Free State 394, Olathe South 443.

Individual results

1. Aliyah North, Washburn Rural, 74; 2. Claire Sullivan, Olathe Northwest, 76; 3. (tie) Kaitlyn Crough, Washburn Rural, and Claire Berquist, Free State, 80; 5. Camryn Scott, Olathe East, 81; 6. (tie) Avery Scott, Washburn Rural, and Liz Lyons, Olathe West, 82; 8. (tie) Mallory Nelson, Washburn Rural, and Avery Hearshman, Olathe Northwest, 84; 10. Mackenzie Locke, Olathe East, 85.

Other Washburn Rural -- 22. (tie) Raegan Peterson 99;