Piper Nichols hits a shot during the Spring Creek tournament on March 23.
Piper Nichols hits a shot during the Spring Creek tournament on March 23.
For the first time this season, the Lowry High School girls golf team did not find itself atop the 3A East standings.

The Lady Bucks traveled to Spring Creek on Tuesday, March 30, and finished third, recording a season-high score of 470.

The scores were the highest of the year, with Elko winning with a team total of 444. Spring Creek was second at 453 and Churchill County (497) was fourth. Dayton and Fernley did not compete in the tournament.

Elko’s Gabby Bement, who won the first three individual titles in the shortened season, did not play. Spring Creek’s Jordan Miller and Churchill County’s Lainee Reed had the lowest rounds of the day at 97. Maher was the individual champion based on the scorecard tiebreaker.

Lowry freshman Piper Nichols was third overall at 102 and senior Angelina Martinez placed fourth overall at 104, along with Elko’s Gabby Peracchi. 

Lowry senior, Montana Roark played in her first tournament of the year and shot 163.

Lowry still holds a 3.5-point lead in the season-long standings with 18.5. Elko is second at 15 and Spring Creek (14.5) is third. Fernley (5) and Churchill County (3) round out the team standings.

The season concluded on Monday at Ruby View Golf Course in Elko. Results were not available at press time.