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By Jaryd Cline
Sports Editor 

Wet, windy conditions provide challenge for Gdale at districts

 

Jaryd Cline

UNDER HIS UMBRELLA: Goldendale's Andrew Gerchak awaits his turn during Goldendale's home meet on April 12. Conditions onTuesday in Toppenish made it tough for all the competitors.

Andrew and Luke Gerchak and Emily Hurst withstood the poor weather during Tuesday's SCAC District meet in Toppenish to advance to next week's state meet.

Head coach Ted Wilkins described the weather Tuesday morning and said golfers were hit with winds up to 25 mph as well as a moderate rain.

However, Andrew kept his composure with a 77 for second place, Luke shot an 87 for eighth place and Hurst totaled 100 strokes for fifth on the girls side.

Aurora McLaughlin and Jess Beierle also had a chance to earn an alternate spot, but fell in a one-hole playoff.

The state meet runs next Tuesday and Wednesday, with the girls in Richland and boys in Pasco.

At the sub-district meet last week, all...



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