It was a celebratory senior night for the Litchfield girls golf team on Monday, Sept. 13, as the Panthers improved to 17-1 with two more wins on their home course.
Litchfield shot a 182 as a team after honoring seniors Carly Guinn, Alyssa Loyd and Elaan Bader prior to the match. Carlinville would finish second with a 202, while Lincolnwood was third with a 225. Southwestern sent two players to the match as well.
Guinn would nearly finish atop the individual standings as she shot the second best round of the day, a 6-over-par 43. That was just one stroke off the pace of her teammate Laura Boston, who shot a 42 to take medalist honors.
Loyd also played well in the senior night match, shooting a 46, while Bader added a 67 in a junior varsity round.
In addition to Boston, Guinn and Loyd, Lauren Monke also contributed a scoring round with a 51. Hailey Rentz (55), Charlotte Gardner (55) and Addison Monke (67) also played for the Panthers.
Lincolnwood was led by Marisa Webb, who shot a 52 on the day. Jhia Walker and Shelby Hattenbach both finished with 57s for the Lancers, while Kaylee Gerlach had the third scoring round with a 59. Freshman Jenna Matli rounded out the scoring for Lincolnwood, shooting a 68.
Sept. 13 at Litchfield
Litchfield Country Club - Par 37
Girls Team Results: 1. Litchfield 182, 2. Carlinville 202, 3. Lincolnwood 225.
Medalist: Laura Boston (Litchfield) 42.
Litchfield (182) - Laura Boston 42, Carly Guinn 43, Alyssa Loyd 46, Lauren Monke 51, Hailey Rentz 55, Charlotte Gardner 55. JV: Addison Monke 67, Elaan Bader 67.
Carlinville (202) - Marlee Whitler 45, Megan Dunn 49, Amanda Cox 53, Kristilynn LeVora 55, Annabelle Hulin 62.
Lincolnwood (225) - Marisa Webb 52, Jhia Walker 57, Shelby Hattenbach 57, Kaylee Gerlach 59, Jenna Matli 68.
Southwestern -Taylor Ayres 71, Emily Reymer 73.
Record: Litchfield (17-1).