NORTH PLAINS, Ore. – George Fox jumped to a substantial lead after the first round of the Pacific Spring Invitational Saturday at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Course. Senior Brynn Hurdus finished the first round tied for fourth with a score of 83. As a team, Linfield shot an 18-hole total of 357 to share second place with Whitworth. Both the Wildcats and Pirates trail the front-running Bruins by 34 strokes.
George Fox’s Kelsey Morrison helped the Bruins get off to such a good start, leading all individual scores by five strokes with a score of 75. Teammate Mandy Cameron and Puget Sound’s Sarah Bicker share second place with scores of 80 heading into Sunday’s second round.
Alexandria Smith of Linfield is in a tie for 10th after first round action with a score of 88. Katie Kilborn, 91, Brinn Hovde, 95, and Lydia Smith, 99, rounded out the rest of the scoring for the Wildcats.