ELC girls split first triangular
CHEROKEE — The Estherville Lincoln Central girls golf team showed its parity in its first meet of the year, but Emmetsburg was better on both varsity and junior varsity.
ELC varsity and junior varsity teams were separated by just three strokes with the varsity carding a 250 to split a triangular in Cherokee on Monday.
Emmetsburg took top honors with a 229 with Cherokee finishing with a 253.
The E’Hawks swept medal honors led by Abby Bird with a 49 and Katie Heddinger with a 53.
ELC was led by Megan Woods’ 59 while Macy Milburn and Paige Evans each carded 63s. In her first varsity meet, Jordan Jacobson shot a 64 to round out the scoring.
Non-counting scores were a 71 by Anna Bruns and a 72 from katie Lowe.
“This was the first holes of golf we have played all year,” said ELC coach Kevin Richardson. “We haven’t even played any practice holes due to the weather. I think the girls id a great job and I give them a lot of credit.”
Emmetsburg topped the junior varsity with a 237 with ELC carding a 253 and Cherokee a 293.
ELc was led by a 59 from Melissa Radmaker while Krista Lowe shot a 63, Brooke Johnson a 64 and Haley Dalen a 66.
Non-counting scores were a 67 from Julie Wilson and a 77 by Taylor Heinrichs.
“It will take us three to four meets to get a line-up set,” said Richardson. “We aren’t going to worry about where we place in tournaments and meets as much as we are getting girls in the right place.”