Trenton High School's Caitlin McNabb, playing sectionals for the first time in her golfing career, finished with a five-way tie for 32nd place at the Class 1, Sectional 3 meet in Moberly on Monday afternoon.
McNabb's score was a 45 over par 115 at the par-70 Heritage Hills Course, placing McNabb with a group consisting of Moberly's Harley Backe, Putnam County's Kyle Blanchard, Hallsville's Billie Jo McKinley, and Chillicothe's Kaylee Thieme.
Moberly won the sectional with a team score of 388, as the Lady Spartans advance their entire team to state. Kirksville, by virtue of a runner-up score of 394, will also send its team of five to the state meet. Moberly's Nicole Marquis was sectional champion with a score of 14-over par 84. Advancing to state from the area was Brookfield's Nicole Liebhart, who tied for sixth place with Moberly's Morgan Corderman at 26 over par 96. Marceline's Kyla Swanson is state-bound, after shooting 100, good for a ninth-place tie.
Brookfield's Haylee Howe is going to state, after shooting 104, tied with Chillicothe's Hannah Leamer at that mark. Putnam County's state-bound player is Sydney O'Reilly, who just got in under the cut line, with 34 over par 104. Brookfield's Emily Vogel grabbed the final at-large spot at state, shooting a 35 over par score of 105.
The Class 1 state meet will be played next Monday and Tuesday, October 21st and 22nd at the Sedalia Country Club. The Class 2 state meet will be played over the same two days at the Meadow Lake Acres Country Club, a Par-72 course in New Bloomfield.