Lyon grabs an eagle for fourth

Herald Staff Report

One Lyon pounced on an eagle.

Natalie Lyon eagled a par-5 to lead the Durango High School girls golf team to second place at Bookcliff Country Club.

Lyon took fourth overall in Grand Junction on Monday, shooting a 87 to lead the Demons to a 278 total.

She shot a 40 on her front nine holes.

“She played really well,” DHS head coach Kirk Rawles said.

Sister Haleigh Lyon shot a 95, and Reilly Waldo and Brooke Kniffin each shot 96 to put four Demons under 100.

“It’s pretty solid,” Rawles said.

“Reilly in her round: five pars and three birdees.She had a couple blowup holes, but she played really well.”

Amanda Rydiger rounded out the varsity with a 108.

Jessica Pohlman shot 115 and Courtney Peterson 120.

“They keep inching closer with every round,” Rawles said.

Chelsea Peterson was the medalist with a 79, leading Montrose to a first-place 258. Grand Junction Central was third with 283.

The Demons play at Tiara Rado in Grand Junction today.

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