Whiteland golfer closes career with strong showing at state finals

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Whiteland Community High School senior Alexa West is used to carrying a heavy load.

A four-year starter and four-year All-Mid-State Conference and All-Johnson County selection, West as been lugging her golf bag around golf courses while most of her opponents use pull-carts.

Perhaps it’s why she successfully focuses on her game Making her second consecutive appearance at the IHSAA Girls State Golf Finals at The Legends Golf Course in Franklin, West finished tied for 17th with Columbus North senior Sydney Anderson with a two-day score of 153. She fired a career-low 18-hole round of 76 during Friday’s first round and shot a 77 during Saturday’s final round.

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