HIGH SCHOOL GOLF: Area athletes qualify for state championship tournaments

Multiple area golf teams and individuals qualified for the UIL state golf championships after putting up strong performances in their regional tournaments this week.

The Andrews girls won the Region I-4A Girls Tournament Thursday after carding rounds of 308-299—607, bouncing back from a six-shot deficit in the first round to Argyle (302-307—609).

Seminole (316-329—645) finished third behind Andrews and Argyle to grab a qualifying spot.

Madisyn Yanez from Monahans (77-80—157) and Emma Carrasco (84-73—157), who represented the Andrews Gold team, will advance as individual qualifers.

On Wednesday, the Andrews boys (308-298—606) punched their ticket with a second-place finish at the Region I-4A Boys Tournament.

Slayter Colbath (74-70—144) paced the Mustangs at their competition.

The Compass Academy girls (351-346—697) took second at the Region I-3A Girls Tournament Thursday to lock up a spot in the Class 3A state tournament.

Wink’s girls team (414-401—815) also qualified for state after taking second at the Region I-2A Girls Tournament Thursday.

Marfa will be represented by individuals at the Class 1A boys and girls state tournaments, as Cristian Ontiveros (78-79—157) placed first at the Region II-1A Boys Tournament and Alexis Gonzalez (95-88—183) was fourth in the Region II-1A Girls Tournament.