Lady Wildcats shoot a 287, one behind Bakersfield Christian

The Taft girls golf team showed no signs of slowing down Wednesday afternoon. However, they had a taste of heartbreak after finishing one stroke behind Bakersfield Christian for second place in the South Sequoia League's mini tournament at Kern River Golf Course.

"It was a tough loss but we learned yesterday that we are a very competitive team even when missing one of our top players," said Taft coach Mike Cowan. "I've been impressed with the depth of our team all season and I believ that with some more hard work and focused practice we'll have a league championship in our possession at the end of the season. "

Overall, the Lady Wildcats had a score of 287 while the Lady Eagles had a 286. Wasco was third with a 325 while Chavez had a score of 345 Shafter had a team score of 347. Individually, Kennedy Sorensen shot the lowest round with 48. Arizona Pilgrim was next with a 53 while Josey Burke chipped in with a 56.

Winter Martin followed with a 65 while Kayla Kaszycki was one stroke back with a 66. Kristina Downey had a 67. By winning the tournament, Bakersfield Christian is currently tied with Taft for first in the league standings with 22 points. Wasco is in third with 16 points.

Taft returns to the SSL mini tournament schedule next Monday in Arvin. The match begins at noon.