Shears wins her third WV Women’s Amateur trophy
PARKERSBURG — Adeena Shears went 8-under-par for three rounds to win her fourth West Virginia Women’s Amateur golf championship.
Shears, an Ohio State University golf team member from Elizabeth, West Virginia, posted scores of 68 and 74 and finished Tuesday’s rain-delayed final round with a 2-under 72 for a 214 final score at Parkersburg Country Club. Shears also won the Women’s Amateur in 2014, 2015 and 2017 while winning West Virginia Junior Amateur titles in 2015 and 2016.
Play was interrupted for more than four hours Tuesday afternoon because of stormy weather before golfers returned to the course.
Natalie Cooke, of Vienna, West Virginia, was the runnerup, 11 strokes behind. Cooke, a physical therapist and certified golf fitness instructor, shot 74-75-76—225. Former college golfer Kimberly Eaton, of Shepherdstown, West Virginia, finished third at 78-80-80—238.
Torren Kalaskey, of South Charleston, a 2018 Marshall University recruit, was fourth, tied with Lipscomb University golfer Lauryn Davidson, of Vienna, West Virginia, at 239. Kalaskey, a George Washington High School graduate, shot 83, 77 and 79 for 239. Davidson shot 79-80-80.