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Season Preview: Girls Golf

Ashley Bixby of West Fargo lines up a putt last October during the State Class A golf tournament in Jamestown. Pioneer File Photo

There are less of them than before, they are younger, and they lack their No. 2 player from the past year.

By all accounts, the West Fargo girls golf team is in tough shape.

Given the fact they will retain their lowest scorer, however, as well as four out of their top five golfers, and suddenly the Packers don't look all that bad. In fact, all things considered, girls golf coach Dan Wolf likes what he sees.

It just depends on who steps up to fill some critical holes as the season gets under way.

"A few girls chose not to come out for one reason or another," Packers coach Dan Wolf said. "What it's going to mean for us is that we have four girls with a good amount of varsity experience, and others who don't."

Those others have a chance to make an impact, though.

"They have the opportunity, the ability, to grab a varsity spot," Wolf said.

A new beginning