Falcon golfers take fifth in Big 8 opener

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The Folsom Lake College women’s golf team opened up their Big 8 Conference season Thursday with a fifth-place finish at Kennedy Golf Club in Napa. Kristin Daniels’ led the Falcons with a round of 89 and Lesley Winford followed with a 91. Heather LaVergne shot a 110, followed by Morgan Schley, 115, Annamaria Armijo-Hussein, 137 and Samantha Mies, 148. Folsom’s score of 405 trailed Modesto, 347, Sac City, 350, Delta, 379 and Sierra, 400. The team’s score of 405 was a 43-stroke improvement over last year's score on the same course. Coach Mark Hatala was satisfied with the fifth-place finish. "We really can do a lot better,” Hatala said. “If Heather, Lesley and Morgan play to their ability, we can battle for third place in this conference."