How Liberty’s girls golf team made school history and earned national recognition

Liberty High School's girls golf team. The Lions won their first championship in school history this fall.

At the close-of-year banquet in December 2020, Kyle Pooler produced a declaration that transformed the trajectory of Liberty Substantial School’s ladies golf method. 

Although the Peoria’s school’s new head coach and his team celebrated a fifth-location finish in the state tournament and Mattison Frick’s victory in the individual event, he overheard a group of mother and father talking about how Liberty required to crack the top 3 the future time.

Pooler joined the dialogue and made use of the chance to set the tone for the team’s long run.

“We require to quit talking like we just want to be contented with prime a few,” Pooler stated. “Either we’re doing this to get the condition championship or not.”

Roughly 11 months afterwards, the Lions received their first Arizona Interscholastic Affiliation Division I title and made faculty heritage as the first Liberty women staff to gain a point out championship.

By Harriet