LENA, Ill. – Erie advanced to next week’s sectional in team competition, and golfers from Fulton, Morrison and West Carroll qualified individually with their placings Wednesday at the Illinois Class A Lena-Winslow Regional meet at Wolf Hollow Golf Course.
Led by a 97 from junior Morgan Newton, Erie shot a team total of 409 to rank behind host Lena-Winslow (367) and Eastland (376) in the team race. The top three teams and top 10 individuals from other teams qualified for the sectional, which will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday on the West Course at Park Hills Golf Course in Freeport, Ill.
Senior Lexi Floming and junior Katlyn Weber each shot 101 for the Cardinals, while senior Lindsey Tempelmann rounded out the scorers with a 110. Sera Bebon, a freshman, shot 112, and sophomore Heather Coers shot a 128.
Advancing individually from area schools were West Carroll’s Hayley Guilinger, who shot a 95; Morrison’s Jaden Workman (100); and Fulton’s Mackenna Munson (101). Guilinger and Workman are freshmen, while Munson is a sophomore.
Sophomore Karissa Freidag of Eastland won medalist honors in dramatic fashion by making an eagle in a one-hole playoff with senior Lexi Graf of Lena-Winslow. Each player shot an 80 in regulation.
Wolf Hollow Golf Course
1. Lena-Winslow 367; 2. Eastland 376; 3. Erie 409; 4. Rock Falls 432; 5. Prophetstown 437; 6. Pearl City 472.
1. Karissa Freidag (East) 80*; 2. Lexi Graf (LW) 80; 3. Callie Raders (LW) 85; 4. Kori Freidag (East) 87; 5. Kara Nehrkorn (RF) 89. * -- won one-hole playoff.
(Top 10 scores from non-advancing teams)
Nehrkorn 89; Hayley Guilinger (West Carroll) 95; Jenna Oftedahl (East Dubuque) 98; Naeva Groenewold (Forreston) 99; Jaden Workman (Morrison) 100; Jessica Stickel (RF) 101; Mackenna Munson (Fulton) 101; Madelyn Reining (Freeport Aquin) 102; Kaitlin Korf (Forreston) 110; Dani Bald (Freeport Aquin) 111.
LENA-WINSLOW – Graf 80, Callie Raders 85, Carrie Raders 99, Peyton Magee 103, Ally Johnson 118, Renea Scheider 136.
EASTLAND – Ka. Freidag 80, Ko. Freidag 87, Izy Todd 104, Sam Feltenz 105, Grace Norton 108, Gabby Shaddan 129.
ERIE – Morgan Newton 97, Lexi Floming 101, Katlyn Weber 101, Lindsey Tempelmann 110, Sera Bebon 112, Heather Coers 128.