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WCMS golfers shine in tournament
Slatton wins overall girls competition
The WCMS boys golf team finished third overall in the district tournament. WCMS golfers, front row, from left, are coach Valeria Vargas, Peyton Haston, Colton Krech, Lauren Slatton and Aiden Grissom, Back row, coach Levi Craven, Dusty Caten, Colton Krech, Eli Jones and coach Bryan Matheny. Slatton took home first place with a score of 48 for the girls and Eli Jones shot 89 and finished second overall for the boys.
Fourth-grader Lauren Slatton is showing her skills on the golf course.In recent conference tournament golf action at McMinnville Country Club, Slatton emerged as the overall winner in girls competition with a nine-hole score of 48. The score earned her the individual conference title competing against a field of girls primarily in grades 7-8.Head coach Bryan Matheney had this to say about Slatton.“What Lauren did is unheard of. A girl that age isn’t supposed to shoot 48 much less win the whole thing.