Girls' Golf

Girls' Golf

Thursday's highlights: Spangler leads GCMS girls to win

In boys’ golf

■ At Harrison Park. Hunter Keith and Kevin Clapp both fired a 40 and Cade Herriott was close behind with a 41 to help Bismarck-Henning/Roseville Alvin beat Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 163-179. Clay Bane led all golfers with a 38 and Connor Birky had a 41 for the Falcons. 

Girls' Golf Coach of the Year: M-S' Matt Mills

Why he’s Coach of the Year: Directed the 16-1 Bulldogs to the first regional title in school history, as well as the runner-up finish at sectionals and ninth place in the Class 1A state tournament.

Girls' Golfer of the Year: M-S' Brooklyn Hildreth

MAHOMET — Brooklyn Hildreth’s primary investment in golf since entering Mahomet-Seymour High School has been her time.

“My dad’s friend (Jimmy Young) gave me the set of clubs I used all four years,” Hildreth said, “and another of his friends (Chad Pitcher) bought me the putter I’ve used all four years.”

Saturday's highlights: Rainy day for state golf

Heavy rain and occasional thunderstorms forced the cancellation of the final round of the IHSA boys’ golf state tournaments on Saturday in the Bloomington-Normal area.
The girls’ tournaments in Decatur were plagued by soggy weather, too, but were completed after delays.

Tuesday's prep highlights: M-S girls' golfers advance to state

In girls’ golf
At Urbana. Prairie Central’s JACKIE DUFFY was the individual medalist and the Hawks (397) finished third behind champion Bishop McNamara (370) and runner-up Mahomet-Seymour (384) in advancing to the Class 1A state finals. PC’s EMILY HEISER added a 95 and JENNA HALE shot 99.

Monday's prep highlights: Peavler, Thompson lead golf contingent

In boys’ golf
At Savoy. One year ago, Brock Peavler fell 1 stroke short of qualifying for the state tournament. The Rantoul/PBL senior took the memory of that near miss onto the University of Illinois Orange Course on Monday.
“He’s been looking forward to this thing for about 365 days,” Eagles coach Travis Flesner said.

Girls' Golf Regional 2012

The girls' golf regional is held at Lake of the Woods Golf Course in Mahomet on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. 

Wednesday's highlights: M-S girls' golfers make history

In girls’ golf
At Mahomet. Lake of the Woods provided a home-course advantage for Mahomet-Seymour and the Bulldogs took advantage, placing five players in the top 10 and winning the first regional in school history. M-S cleared second-place LeRoy by 73 strokes in Class 1A.

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Athletes of the Week: Berger and Spangler

Nick Berger, Judah Christian, Senior, Golf
Recently: Fired a 70 to win the ECIC medalist honor by 1 shot
My longest drive ... 360-something at Lake of the Woods
My favorite course ... Lick Creek in Pekin
Tiger Woods is ... coming back.
I’m driving ... a Ford Taurus.
Next year ... Hopefully playing golf somewhere