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GT/RA girls win Cornbelt meet

By Staff | May 9, 2014

WESLEY – The Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire girls won the final Cornbelt Conference meet of the year on Tuesday, an 18-hole tournament held at Wesley.

The Titans, who haven’t lost a conference meet all season, shot a 427 to win the Cornbelt Conference Championship for the second consecutive year.

West Bend-Mallard finished second with a436 followed by Harris-Lake Park with 463, North Union with 473 and Clay Central-Everly with 555.

West Bend-Mallard’s Jenna Thul as medalist with a 95 while H-LP’s Macy Gunderson was runner-up with a 99.

Kelley Harris led the Titans with a 101 followed by Caroline Koekenhoff with a 105, Emma Feldhacker with a 107 and Lauren Flaharty with a 114. Non-counting scores were a 15 by Sara Harris and a 116 by Carrie Hoffman.

“It was a goal of the girls all year to win the conference again this year, and they went out very focused all year,” said GT/RA coach John Fulton. “Kelley continues to pace our team and she went out and played some good golf. We haven’t lost a conference meet in two years and that really is a testament to the girls’ goals and work ethic during practice. They all want to break 100 as they know that will give them a good chance to succeed in the postseason.”

For North Union, Kate Ortman led the Warriors with a 113 followed by Taylor Mathine with a 115, Linsey Irmiter with a 120 and Ashley Laverty with a 125. Non-counting scores were a 127 by Courtney Foertsch and a 133 by Maddie Schiltz.

GTRA girls play in county meet

EMMETSBURG – After a week off, Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire struggled at the Palo Alto County Meet on Friday, May 2. Emmetsburg won with 203 followed by West Bend-Mallard with 223 and GT/Ra with 235. Emmetsburg swept medalist honors with Ashton Connelly and Taylor knight each shooting 45s.

Sara Harris led the Titans with a 54 followed by Emma Feldhacker with a 56, Caroline Koekenhoff with a 61 and Kelly Harris with a 63. Non-counting score was a 68 by Destiny Akridge.