Ellie Knight was lights out for Auburn, but Lincolnwood managed to fend off PORTA and Taylorville on Thursday, Sept. 10, to take second at the Lady Lancers’ home match.
Knight shot a 39 to earn medalist honors at Shoal Creek Golf Course in Raymond, while her contemporaries helped the Trojans finish with a 187 on the day.
Lincolnwood was 19 strokes back with a 206, five strokes better than PORTA and 22 better than Taylorville.
Micah Gehlbach would shoot a 48 on her home course to lead the Lancers, highlighted by a par on the sixth hole. Marisa Webb would join Gehlbach in the top five individually as she carded a 51 on Thursday, with a par on the par-5 fourth hole.
Seniors Jordyn Gerlach and Dorie Krager would also contribute scoring rounds with a 52 and a 55, while Jhia Walker matched Krager with a 55 of her own. Shelby Hattenbach would be Lincolnwood’s sixth player with a 57, while Kaylee Gerlach added a solid 60 in a JV round.
The Lady Lancers will be on the road on Monday, Sept. 14, as they face Litchfield, Carlinville and Southwestern at the Litchfield Country Club. On Tuesday, Sept. 15, they will play Ramsey and South County at Timber Lakes Golf Course in Staunton.
Sept. 10 at Raymond
Shoal Creek Golf Course - Par 36
Girls Golf Team Results: Auburn 187, Lincolnwood-Morrisonville 206, PORTA 211, Taylorville 228
Medalist: Ellie Knight (A) 39.
Auburn (187) - Ellie Knight 39, Shelby Seiler 46, Kristina Hemberger 51, Page Burton 51, Riley Bess 52, Mailee Schoen 55.
Lincolnwood-Morrisonville (206) - Micah Gehlbach 48, Marisa Webb 51, Jordyn Gerlach 52, Dorie Krager 55, Jhia Walker 55, Shelby Hattenbach 57, Kaylee Gerlach 60.
PORTA (211) - Brice Bailey 48, Sierra Garner 53, Mikaela Clary 54, Macy Schnapp 56, Sydney Wallbaum 59, Riley Nowicki 62.
Taylorville (228) - Sophia Robinson 52, Mattie Anderson 53, Emma Wells 60, Kaydee Prose 63.
Record: Lincolnwood (8-6).