Local girls golf team come up short at sectionals


September 26, 2012

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — The season came to an end Monday for Meigs, Eastern and River Valley girls golf teams, as all three teams failed to qualify for the district tournament.The sectional tournament was played at The Jaycees Golf Course in Ross County and was played under the play five count four format.

Westfall took the top team honor with a 345 on the day followed by Logan Elm with a 353. Hillsboro was the third and final team to advance, recording a team total of 414. Just missing the cut were West Union with a 418, Meigs with a 423, and McClain with a 428. Circleville finished seventh with a 437, Adena took eighth with a 446, Manchester came in ninth with a 454, and Zane Trace rounded out the top 10 with a 456. Wellston finished 11th with a 470, Southeastern finished 12th with a 475, Miami Trace finished 13th with a 484, Eastern took 14th with a 505, River Valley cam in 15th with a 520, and Athens finished 16th with a 559.

The Lady Marauders were led by Alyssa Cremeans, who carded a 50 on the front side and a 51 on the back for a 101. Shawnella Patterson recorded a 54-50 104 for Meigs, followed by Natalie Michael with a 57-52 109. Harley Fox rounded out the MHS team total with a 58-51 109. Torie Walker (117) also played for Meigs but her score did not contribute toward the team total.

Allie Grusser led Eastern with a 63-55 118 on the day, followed by Hannah Hawley with a 64-63 127. Grace Edwards recorded a 64-64 128 for the Lady Eagles and Cassidy Cleland rounded out the EHS total with a 60-72 132 on the day.

The Lady Raiders were paced by Lenae Pace with a 53-55 108, followed by Carlie Winters with a 67-65 132. Alexandra Elliott finished with a 76-62 138 and Emily Van Sickle finished with a 78-62 142 to close out the RVHS total.

Westfall was led by Breanna Post who shot a 40-38 78 on the day while Sunny Stewart shot a 40-39 79 for the victors. Mary Roush recorded a 47-41 88, while Devonah Kaiser rounded out the Westfall total with a 52-47 100. Erin Roush (108) also played but did not contribute toward the Westfall total.

Medalist Taylor Saxton led second place finishing Logan Elm with a 38 on the front nine and a 37 on the back nine for a 75 total. Kayla Fox shot a 46-39 85 for LEHS, followed by Tiffanie Harmon with a 47-42 89 and Margot Current with a 56-48 104. Emily Hughes (107) also played for Logan Elm but did not contribute toward the team total.

Haylee Wehrung led Hillsboro with a 45-49 94, followed by Haleigh Lovett with a 54-47 101, Arden Knauff with a 53-55 108, and Mallory Mullenix with a 57-54 111. Halee Allen also competed for HHS but did not contribute toward the team total.

Qualifying for districts individually were Huntington’s Shania Irvin with a 78, Valley’s Darby High with an 82 and Belpre’s Jackie Cunningham with an 84.

Districts will be played on October 1st a Pickaway Country Club.