Jordan girls golf

Junior Emily Henderson watches her tee shot on the par 3, third hole at the Ridges at Sand Creek during the second round of the state golf tournament.

The Jordan girls golf team had its highest ever finish at the state golf tournament.

The Jordan Jaguars finished the Class 2A state golf tournament on Wednesday at the Ridges at Sand Creek with a fourth place finish.

That is the highest finish for Jordan in five state appearances for the Jaguars. They hadn't finished higher than seventh place in any of its four previous trips to state.

Jordan shot a two-day score of 698 (351-347) to earn that fourth place finish. Red Wing edged Minnewaska for the Class 2A team title by one stroke 646 to 647. Detroit Lakes was third with a 662.

The Jaguars were led by junior Rachel Henderson, who shot a 162 (82-80) to finish in 14th place in the individual standings.

She was followed by sister Emily Henderson, who finished in 29th place with a score of 174 (86-88). Autumn Sivilay was next with a 184 (95-89), Molly Kelvinton's 191 (101-90), Aysia Kim's 195 (94-101) and Abby Oehlerking's 198 (92-106).

Sports editor

Todd Abeln has been the Shakopee and Jordan sports editor for more than 10 years. He enjoys highlight big accomplishments and competitive games. Todd also enjoys golf, softball and watching his kids play baseball, soccer, hockey and basketball.


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