The first day of the 47th WIAA State Girls Golf Tournament set up a highly competitive scenario for the team and individual titles at University Ridge in Madison Monday.
Defending champion Arrowhead leads the Division 1 field by 13 strokes with a four-player, 18-hole score of 312 on Day 1. Milton is second with a score of 325, and Brookfield Central is currently third at 326.
Mia Seeman of Milton led throughout the first day and closed with a one-stroke lead. She shot a 1-under-par 71. Abby Cavaiani of Kettle Moraine and defending champion Emily Lauterbach of Arrowhead are one stroke behind with an even par 70.
Aquinas possesses a one-stroke lead in the Division 2 team standings by shooting a 359 on Day 1. Edgewood led throughout much of the round and is currently second with a score of 360. Fox Valley Lutheran is third, 15 strokes behind the leader at 374, and Catholic Memorial is fourth with a 375.
Individually, the first day produced a four-way tie for first. Sydney Brandt of Catholic Memorial, Kate Munro of The Prairie School, Erica Priebe of Fox Valley Lutheran and Grace Welch of Edgewood all shot an 8-over-par 80.
Day 2 of competition begins with Division 1 at 8 a.m. with Division 2 beginning at 8:50 a.m. at University Ridge Tuesday.