LODI — The Merced girls golf season will continue.
The Bears finished fourth with a team score of 506 at the Sac-Joaquin Section Division 1 South Tournament on Monday at the Lockeford Springs Golf Course in Lodi.
The top four teams qualify for the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Tournament next week at The Reserve at Spanos Park in Stockton.
It's the first time Merced has advanced to the Masters tournament as a team in school history.
The Bears were led by Serina Castillo's round of 93. Netanya Hernandez shot a 94.
Buhach Colony's Heather Parker advanced as an individual with a score of 94.