Artesians edge Stars at Foxcliff

BNL’s Daphney Sproles carded a 48 with three pars during Thursday’s action at Foxcliff Golf Club.
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MARTINSVILLE – Martinsville edged Bedford North Lawrence by four strokes during girls high school golf action on the front nine of Foxcliff Golf Club on Thursday afternoon.

The Artesians, paced by Alex Clark’s 42, fired a team total of 188 while the Stars settled for 192.

BNL’s Kenley Craig continued her solid play, earning medalist honors with a 5-over 41 that included a birdie (on the par-4 fourth hole) and four pars. Daphney Sproles had three pars and carded 48.

“Kenley played really well and is doing a great job of leading this team,” BNL coach Kori Johnston said. “You can tell she’s gaining confidence with every round.”

Ellie Horton, making her return from virus quarantine, added 51, while Samantha Biel completed the BNL scoring with 52. Brianna Payne totaled 44 for Martinsville.

“It was good to have Ellie back,” Johnston said. “She had a little bit of a rough start but finished strong. Some of our other scores jumped. We’ve had a long two weeks with a lot of golf, so I think a little recharge will do us some good.”

The Stars will host Seymour at Otis Park on Tuesday.

Martinsville 188, BNL 192

BNL – Kenley Craig 41, Daphney Sproles 48, Ellie Horton 51, Samantha Biel 52, Nora Howat 54, Bella Landstrom 53

Martinsville – Brianna Payne 44, Alex Clark 42, Molly Hixson 52, Katie Fulkerson 50, Gabi Stroll 53

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