Rough Start Has Jays in 7th Place at State Tournament in Shreveport
If you’ve ever had your ball buried in a sand trap, blocked squarely by an oak tree, or drowning in the middle of a City Park lagoon, you know exactly what the Jesuit golf team is facing. After one round of the two-day LHSAA Division I state golf tournament in Shreveport, the Blue Jays are in 7th place out of eight teams. Jesuit finished Monday, May 5 with a disappointing team score of 329 — 21 shots behind co-leaders St. Thomas More and St. Paul’s who shot impressive 308s.
Senior Will Dufour led all Blue Jay golfers with an 81. Sophomore Grant Glorioso was one shot back with an 82. Seniors Alex Anderson and Cole Johnson carded 83s. Senior C.J. Blagrove’s 86 did not count toward the team total.
The tournament is being played on the 6,831-yard long, par 71 course at East Ridge Country Club.
Byrd (Shreveport) is third, just two shots behind the leaders, followed by Catholic (314), West Monroe (320), and Mandeville (328). Airline (335) trails the rest of pack.
The Blue Jays finished first at the Division I (Districts 3 & 4) regional tournament at Carter Plantation in Springfield on April 29, ahead of defending state champion St. Paul’s.