The Lady Cardinal golf team competed Feb. 7 and Feb. 8 at Wolf Dancer Resort in Bastrop, this year’ss new location for the state championship to be held in May. This was the Class 3A State Preview, and was competed under blustery cold conditions with chill factors in the 20s.

Sophomore Brooke Nolte finished second overall out of 49 girls right behind former state champion Sarah Black of Andrews. Brooke shot 81-81. Melissa seniors Katlyn Watkins shot 92-102 and LeeAnn Cardwell added a109-103 to round out the team scoring.

Junior Kambri Gabel was sidelined with a foot injury, but will hopefully be ready for the state tournament as hopes are high for this squad.