October 21, 2019
Tonganoxie High girls golf gathers during Day 1 of the 2019 Class 4A State Championships. THS finished fifth after the first day of competition, advancing them to Day 2.
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Tonganoxie High finished right in the middle of this year’s Class 4A State Girls Golf Championships. THS shot a 412 on Day 2 as a team Tuesday after shooting a 409 on Monday at the 18-hole course in Hesston. The performance gave the Chieftains a sixth-place finish. Tonganoxie advanced to the finals Tuesday with a fifth-place finish at the end of the day Monday. in the first year of a 36-hole, two-day tournament at the state level, The top six teams and a handful of individual golfers advance to the second day in the new format. Hayden, which was sixth Monday, swapped spots with Tonganoxie on Tuesday. The Wildcats shot a 411 the first day and 391 the second for an 802 total. THS shot a 409 the first day and finished with a score of 821.
The Tonganoxie High girls golf team has advanced to Day 2 of the Class 4A State Championships at the Hesston Golf Course. THS stands in fifth place after Day 1 in the program’s first state appearance. It’s also the first year that the tournament is a two-day event. Previously, the meet has been a one-day, 18-hole competition, but it was increased to a two-day, 36-hole event.