Polk opens girls golf campaign with TCC match

Polk County opened its girls golf season on Thursday with a nine-hole match at Tryon Country Club, hosting Hendersonville, East Henderson and Cherokee.

The Bearcats took top team honors, winning by 24 strokes, with East Henderson’s Ashley Cauthen earning medalist honors with a 40.

Complete scores:

9-hole match
At Tryon Country Club
Team scores
Hendersonville 133, East Henderson 157, Cherokee 161, Polk County 174

Individual leaders
Ashley Cauthen (EH) 40; Juliette Townshend (H) 41; Emma Reid (H) 45; Brooke Cleary (H) 47; Perri Wildcat (C) 50

Polk County leaders
Ashley Kropp  56; Caitlin Britton, 58; Lindy Desmarais, 60