ANACONDA — Flathead’s Marcella Mercer shot an 82 to tie for second at the first day of the Butte-Anaconda golf tournament on Wednesday.
Mercer is tied with Sami Yates and Cooper Knarr of Bozeman.
Cora Rosanova of Bozeman leads the day with 81 strokes, nine under par.
Jillian Wynne of Flathead is third with an 86.
Shooting 101 was Glacier’s Abi Manger, in at ninth.
Also in the top 25 were Blayke Foppiano, Hannah Nikunen, Stella Claridge and Allee Meyer of Glacier and Flathead’s Sophie Dykhuizen and Kianna Storm.
The Flathead Bravettes are third in the team standings with 391 points and Glacier is fourth with 424.
Tyler Avery and Keaton Cassidy of Glacier are part of a five-way tie for second in the boy’s standings with each carding 79 strokes.
Brothers Justus and Jordan Verge of Bozeman are tied for first with 75 strokes apiece, three under par.
Flathead golfer Ezra Epperly is third, shooting 80 on the first day.
Sam Manaker of Glacier is tied for fourth with 81.
Other golfers in the top 25 boys standings are Coby Kunda and Ethan Purdy of Glacier.
The Wolfpack boys team is 10 points behind Bozeman in second place.
Flathead is in eighth.
Play continues today at the Butte Country Club at 10 a.m.
At Old Works Golf Club in Anaconda
Wednesday and Thursday
Justus Verge, Bozeman, 75
Jordan Verge, Bozeman, 75
Kaven Noctor, Butte High, 79,
J.R. Small, Bozeman, 79
Tyler Avery, Glacier, 79
Keaton Cassidy, Glacier, 79
Zach Hangas, Missoula Sentinel, 79
Ezra Epperly, Flathead, 80
Brock Blake, Belgrade, 81
Sam Manaker, Glacier, 81
Joe Opitz, Missoula Sentinel, 81
Daniel Loomis, Bozeman, 83
Coby Kunda, Glacier, 83
Josh Beck 83, Missoula Hellgate
Ramey Lloyd, Bozeman, 84
Ethan Purdy, Glacier, 84
Ryan Harvey, Missoula Big Sky, 84
Carson Suchecki, Missoula Big Sky, 84
Anthony Madison, Belgrade, 85
Hunter Salcido, Butte High, 86
Braxton Butler, Belgrade, 87
Andrew Hauser, Missoula Sentinel, 87
Caden Bateman 88, Missoula Big Sky
Clay Godwin, Missoula Sentinel, 88
Jack Prigge, Butte High, 89
Drew Lowry, Flathead, 98
Kadin Gall, Flathead, 99
Carson Bauer, Flathead, 118
Missoula Sentinel 335
Missoula Big Sky 346
Butte High 351
Missoula Hellgate 360
Butte Central 399
Butte JV 429
Cora Rosanova, Bozeman, 81
Sami Yates, Bozeman 82
Cooper Knarr, Bozeman, 82
Marcella Mercer, Flathead, 82
Jillian Wynne, Flathead, 86
Ella Prigge, Butte High, 87
Kodie Hoagland, Butte High, 88
Grace Luoma, Butte High, 89
Franchi Ceartin Bozeman, 95
Mackenzie Finnegan, Butte High, 98
Abi Manger, Glacier, 101
Kennedy Lean, Butte High, 102
Kylee Pittman, Dillon, 104
Blayke Foppiano, Glacier, 106
Hannah Nikunen, Glacier 106
Sophie Dykhuizen, Flathead, 108
Juliet Raynovich, Bozeman, 109
Morgan Bowman, Dillon, 109
Sophia Flikkema, Belgrade, 111
Jordan Whitaker, Belgrade, 111
Stella Claridge, Glacier, 111
Morgan Jacobson Missoula Big Sky, 112
Allee Meyer, Glacier, 113
Gabbie Hasskamp, Missoula Big Sky, 114
Kianna Storm, Flathead, 115
McKinlie Muren, Flathead, 121
Butte High 362