Cats’ Ragains in second
LINCOLN, Neb. — Kansas State sophomore Carly Ragains fired an even-par 72 in the second round of the Chip-N-Club Invitational jump into a tie for second place Monday at the par-72, 6,075-yard Country Club of Lincoln.
Ragains, who carded a 6-over-par 78 in the first round, improved 17 spots on the leaderboard and trails Amy Anderson of North Dakota State by three strokes entering Tuesday’s final round.
The Wildcats notched a 36-hole score of 49-over-par 625, thanks in part to a second-round best score of 309, to sit in fifth place after Day 1. K-State enters the final round just one stroke out of a two-way tie for third.
Junior Gianna Misenhelter currently sits in a tie for 13th, carding a 36-hole score of 11-over-par 155. Whitney Pyle bettered her first-round score by nine strokes in the second round to earn a 36-hole score of 13-over-par 15 and sit in a tie for 20th.
Olivia Eliasson notched a 19-over-par 163 to sit in a tie for 38th. Two strokes behind Eliasson is freshman Scotland Preston, who is competing as an individual and sits in a tie for 41st. Rounding out the K-State scoring lineup, Hanna Roos tallied a 24-over-par 168 to sit in a tie for 51st.