The team of Sydney Martien of Lafayette and Alexis Belton of Ruston captured the Louisiana Women’s Golf Association Four-Ball championship held July 27-28 at Koasati Pines Golf Club in Kinder.

Belton, a senior at Texas Wesleyan University, and Martien, a 2014 McNeese State graduate, shot 10-under par (69-65 — 134) to win by one shot over Sarah Davison of Choudrant and Julie Harrison of Baton Rouge (68-67 — 135).

Forty-two teams competed in the event.

In the second flight, Becky Meaux and Sharon Berken of Lake Arthur (73-77 — 150) took first place, while Ann Manning of Baton Rouge and Lydia Cloninger of Lafayette (77-81 — 150) finished second.

Pat Fabacher of Metairie and Donna Jolly of Baton Rouge (82-88 — 170) won the third flight, while Amy Richardson of Baton Rouge and Glinda David of St. Francisville (85-86 — 171) finished second.

Mona Martin of Choudrant and Lorrie Guimbellot of West Monroe (89-85 — 174) won the fourth flight, followed by Mary Derouen of Broussard and Penny Spizale of Lafayette (92-89 — 181).

Women’s tennis

HIGHLAND ROAD PARK TEAM ADVANCES TO NATIONALS: The Baton Rouge Night team from BREC’s Highland Road Park won the United States Tennis Association League Southern Sectional Adult 18-and-over Women’s 2.5 title in Mobile, Alabama, last weekend.

The team will advance to USTA Nationals, which will be held in Indian Wells, California, October 16-18.

Members include Melissa Johnson (captain), Ellen Martinez (co-captain), Lora McNutt, Wanda Wise, Jessica Dinh, Rita Little, Laura Wilson, Cindy Kelley, Melissa Coles Thompson and Lisa Marie Raiford. Lynda Johnson coaches the team.


RABY FARES WELL IN SUNDAY TOURNAMENT: Donald Raby had a 35 low front nine score, a 34 low back nine score and a low 18-hole round of 69 to take all three categories in the weekly Sunday tournament at Howell Park Golf Course.

Par for the front nine is 36, 34 for the back nine and 70 for an 18-hole round.

The format for the weekly tournament, which is held each Sunday at 8:30 a.m. at Howell Park, is individual stroke play for low front nine, low back nine and total 18 hole score.

Terry Ledet was second in each category with a 36s on both the front and back nines for a 72 over 18 holes.