Hayden used a balanced attack to punch its ticket to the Class 4A state girls golf tournament with a second-place regional finish Monday at Clay Center Country Club.
Sophomore Avery Grunert shot a 91 and finished sixth individually to lead the way for the Wildcats while senior Kate Roeder tied for seventh with a 93, junior Ava Teply finished 10th with a 99 and sophomore Hannah Reynoldson shot a 105 to round out Hayden's top four.
Wamego won the team championship with a four-person score of 358 while Hayden was second at 388 and Tonganoxie third at 414.
Eudora's Joellen Vogt took regional medalist honors with an 84.
The 4A state tournament will be contested next Monday and Tuesday at Salina Municipal Golf Course.
CLASS 4A REGIONAL GOLF
Wamego 358, Hayden 388, Tonganoxie 414, Clay Center 445, Eudora 468, Bishop Miege 506, Concordia 513, Ottawa 520.
1. Vogt, Eudora, 84; 2. York, Tonganoxie, 85; 3. McKee, Wamego, 86; 4. Springer, Wamego, 89; 5. Pierson, Wamego, 90; 6. Grunert, Hayden, 91; 7. (tie) Hoobler, Wamego, and Roeder, Hayden, 93; 9. Wallace, Clay Center, 95; 10. Teply, Hayden, 99.
Other Hayden -- Reynoldson, 105; Johnson, 114; Brown, 136.