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Hawks hit tourney trail on back-to-back days, Deppe leads

South Hamilton’s Grace Young attempts to get out of a bunker during Thursday’s Prairie City-Monroe Invitational. Newton Daily News photo/Troy Hyde

Miranda Deppe put together back-to-back solid rounds, top-10 rounds actually, to lead the South Hamilton girls’ golf team at 18-hole tournaments on Thursday and Friday.

Deppe fired a 96 to finish sixth at the PCM Invite on Thursday and then 24 hours later posted a 90 to sit fourth on the leaderboard at the Norsemen Invite.

“(Deppe’s) short game has really given her overall game confidence,” South Hamilton head coach Kathi Fisher said. “Two days of 18-hole tournaments can be overwhelming, but the girls handled it very well.”

The Hawks shot a 451 to place fourth at the PCM Invite and improved by eight shots for a 443 and third-place result at River Bend Golf Course.

Gilbert won both tournaments with a 358 on Thursday and 363 on Friday. The Tigers’ Eden Lohrbach was the low girl on both layouts, as she carded an 82 at the PCM Invite and 75 at the Norsemen Invite.

Grace Young followed Deppe on both days for South Hamilton with rounds of 104 and 108, respectively.

Norsemen Invite

Friday at Story City

Team Standings

1. Gilbert 358; 2. Roland-Story 364; 3. South Hamilton 443; 4. Bondurant-Farrar 499; 5. North Polk 437; 6. Greene County 636.

South Hamilton Scores

Miranda Deppe 90, Grace Young 108, Amanda Ostrem 121, Paige Jewell 124, Erin Hassebrock 135.

PCM Invite

Thursday at Monroe

Team Standings

1. Gilbert 363; 2. Winterset 384; 3. Des Moines Christian 429; 4. South Hamilton 451; 5. Albia 471; 6. Bondurant-Farrar 499; 7. PCM 500.

South Hamilton Results

Miranda Deppe 96, Grace Young 104, Paige Jewell 119, Savanna Freeman 132, Emma Popp 135.

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