Falmouth High School narrowly missed moving on to the state finals in girls’ golf on May 28. The Clippers finished fourth overall in the MIAA south sectional championship tournament at Wentworth Hills Country Club, firing a combined team score of 374.
Notre Dame Academy of Hingham placed first at the sectional championship, combining for a score of 350 among its top four golfers. Barnstable High School finished second overall, combining for a score of 359. Hingham was third, at 369. Those three teams all move on to the finals on June 3 at Glen Ellen Country Club in Millis.
Falmouth sophomore Alex Yarosh finished second overall in the tournament, firing an 18-hole round of 77. She was one shot behind Barnstable’s Shaye McCurdy, who had finished just behind Yarosh last week at the league tournament.
Head coach Rich Mason said he was happy with his team’s performance, especially under very tough conditions. The course was wet, with steady winds, and very cold.
“I felt that they played well. The top four played pretty well, and the conditions weren’t great and there were a lot of hazards on that course... It wasn’t long, but it was a lot of target golf, you really had to hit your spots.”
Margaret Palmer was the second lowest Clipper, finishing with a round of 92. Maddie Scavotto had a 101 and Abby Peterson shot 104 on the course. Lily Hennessy and Grace Peterson also represented the Clippers, but only the team’s top four scores counted toward the overall total.