By John Lachmann
Junior Madi Gulla medaled for the first time in her career, but her Dixie Heights team fell to Holy Cross, 191-197 on Tuesday.
Gulla topped the field by four strokes.
MEDALIST: Gulla (DH), 6-over 42 on the back nine at Kenton County Pioneer. RECORDS: Holy Cross 6-1, Dixie Heights 3-2.
COOPER 198, HIGHLANDS 203 – Bluebirds junior Alexis Begnoche medaled for the fourth time as her team fell to the Jaguars.
Begnoche led all golfers by three strokes, but Cooper won for the seventh time in its first eight matches.
MEDALIST: Begnoche (H), 5-over 40 on the front nine at Highlands Country Club. OTHER GOOD SCORE: Smith (C) 43. RECORDS: Cooper 7-1, Highlands 3-3.
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