Van Dyk medals in STC’s home invite

TAMA – South Tama’s Paige Van Dyk shot a 7-over-par 77 to claim medalist honors at the Trojans’ girls’ golf invitational tournament Saturday at Tama-Toledo Country Club.

Van Dyk shot 38-39-77 to win going away, finishing 11 strokes ahead of the nearest competitor. The Trojans, however, took fifth as a team with a 423 total. Carrie Cibula shot 99, Laurel Scharnweber carded 118 and Erin Clayton added a 129 for STC.

Grinnell finished with a 374 for first place in the six-team event, while Nevada was second (391), Newton third (405), Vinton-Shellsburg fourth (411), the host Trojans fifth and Benton Community sixth (442).