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Mt. Vernon pins first loss on Shelbyville at Blue Bear Golf Course

Shelbyville High School’s girls golf team opened the 2021 season with a 165-200 loss to Hoosier Heritage Conference rival Mt. Vernon Wednesday at Blue Bear Golf Course in Shelbyville.

Alaina Nugent had a pair of front-nine birdies at Blue Bear to lead the victorious Marauders with a one-under par score of 35. Meredith Johnson backed her with a 39.

Mackenzie Miner (44) and Sophie Amegnigan (47) completed Mt. Vernon’s scorecard.

For Shelbyville, Kaylee Tackett posted 46. Kate Linville was one shot back at 47.

Lanie Stephens, playing on her 18th birthday, shot 53, and Madison Monroe carded 54 – one shot ahead of Regan Mathies’ 55.

The Golden Bears travel to Greensburg Saturday morning for the Greensburg Invitational.

(Photo courtesy of @GoldenBear_Golf on Twitter.)