By Craig Beilfuss

The Ludington High School girls golf team hosted the Ludington Invitational at Lincoln Hills Golf Club on Friday on a beautiful and sunny fall day that saw the Spring Lake Lakers finish atop the leaderboard.

The Lakers finishing with a score of 371 to outpace the 12-team field. Ludington finished five shots behind at 376 and Grand Rapids Christian came in third with a 378. Montague finished with 380 and Whitehall rounded out the top five schools with a 388.

Karli Vanduinen from Whitehall was the tournament medalist, followed by Ludington’s Emma McKinley at 81. Spring Lake’s Clara Saunders shot 87 for third place.

Other Laker scores were Coe Dull, 92, Kelsey Megley, 95, and Evie McDonald with a 97. Ludington’s Sophia Sarto, tied for fifth overall with a 90.