Girls Varsity Golf · Thomas ties for 27th, Skibinski shares 51st at Prairie View


Lia Thomas, left, and Taylor Skibinski shot 78 and 84, respectively, during the final round of the IHSAA State Finals on Saturday in Carmel at Prairie View Golf Club.

Junior Lia Thomas fired a 6-over-par 78 in the final round of the IHSAA State Finals, finishing with a two-round total of 164, tying for 27th among individuals in the 100-golfer field. She improved from a 44th place tie in last year’s state finals.

Sophomore teammate Taylor Skibinski improved on her second day as well, posting an 84 for a two-day total of 173, tying for 51st.

Homestead won the team state championship and Evansville North sophomore Faith Johnson won the individual state title.