Day one of state golf tournament action is in the books. Here are how things are shaking out and which Olympia-area athletes will be title contenders in the final round on Wednesday.
2A girls: Black Hills’ McKenna Canty is tied for the lead, shooting a first-round 74 at MeadowWood Golf Course in Liberty Lake. Tumwater freshman Lily McCauley carded a 75 and sits in a three-way tie for third, one stroke off behind Canty.
2A boys: Tumwater’s Parker Mercer fired a first-round 78 and is in a three-way tie for seventh at the Liberty Lake Golf Course in Spokane County. Black Hills’ Tyler Cassel (80) is tied for 13th.
3A boys: Capital’s John Michael Merchant shot a team-low 82 for the Cougars at Indian Summer and Country Club in Lacey. Capital teammates Luke Johnson shot an 88, Zach Adolfson fired an 89, Nick Ramsey shot a 95 and Finn Barnes carded a 96.
Live results were still coming in at The Olympian’s press time. For full results, check wiaa.com.