Booton's career-best round leads Storm at Graceland

Haley Booton
Haley Booton

LAMONI, Iowa - Haley Booton fired a career-best 81 and the Simpson women's golf team placed in third and sixth place out of eight teams at the Graceland Invitational on Saturday.

Simpson brought two teams to the invitational and shot a 342 finishing third, a season best, and a 384 placing sixth. Simpson placed seven strokes behind Waldorf University while Grand View University won the invitational with a 332.

Booton's 81 was good for a tie for second with Waldorf's Maria Valdes, one stroke behind Maria Mantilla of Grand View. Teammates Lydia Martin and Kelsa Berkland tied for fourth (84), one stroke behind Booton.

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Simpson travels to Storm Lake for the Buena Vista Invitational next Friday to start the two day tournament. Tee off time is at noon. The Storm will also take a team to the one day Southwest CC Invitational in Creston next Friday.

Simpson 340 +44 3rd
Simpson (B) 384 +96 6th
Haley Booton 81 +9 t-2nd
Lydia Martin 82 +10 t-4th
Kelsa Berkland 82 +10 t-4th
Hannah Gordon 88 +16 t-13th
Madison Hance 90 +18 17
Courtney Mabeus 91 +19 t-18th
Kelsey Poppe 98 +26 t-29th
Cassady Carmichael      102 +30 t-33th
Lexi Wagner 103 +31 t-35th