Former Central Christian golfer Ivy Shepherd advanced to the semifinals of the Women’s Match Play Championship at Great Waters golf Course at Reynolds Plantation before falling to Payton Schanen 4 and 3.
Shepherd earned the No. 1 seed at the tournament after shooting a 4-under par to lead the rest of the field.
In her first match play portion of the tournament, Shepherd beat Caroline Craig 1 up.
Shepherd found herself in a tough battle against Elisa Yang, but win the quarterfinal match in an extra hole.
Her tournament hopes ended against Payton Schanen when she lost 4 and 3.
Shepherd will play college golf starting in the fall at Clemson University.