Mount golf team members holding their state championship trophy

After coming up short on the first day of the 6A Girls State Golf Tournament, which doubles as the conference championship, the Golf Belles came back strong on Day 2 to bring home their first state title since 1999. Mount St. Mary Academy won the tournament with a two-round total of 497, edging Conway High School by two strokes at Springdale County Club on September 26 and 27.

Chloe Freville '26 finished third overall with a 156 (80-76) to lead the Golf Belles. Lillie York '27 shot a 171 (83-88), Bella Gutierrez '26 shot a 172 (88-84), and Maria Ezzi '26 shot a 174 (88-86). This year's team also included Bella Craiglow '25, Kennedy Griffin '24, and Savannah Straessle '24. They were coached by Cody Griffin.

Check out this Arkansas Catholic article to read more about the Golf Belles' big win at the 6A Girls State Golf Tournament.