The Marquette Explorers boys golf squad won a Class 2A Sectional championship on Tuesday. They are now headed to the (2A state tournament this weekend in Normal.
Marquette shot past Benton & host Mattoon to win the Class 2A Mattoon Sectional title. The medalist was Explorers senior Michael Holtz who shot a par-72. Nick Messinger added a 74 and Jack Patterson fired a 79 for Marquette.
EA/WR senior Drew Sobol is also headed to the state finals - he shot an 82 at the sectional in Mattoon.
No other Oilers, Roxana Shells, C.M. Eagles, Southwestern, or Jerseyville golfers were able to advance out of the sectional on Tuesday.
In the girls Springfield Class 2A Sectional on Tuesday:
Top 3 - Galesburg, O'Fallon, & Normal Community advance to state.
Edwardsville (5th) & Collinsville (8th) missed the cut.
*Alton's Morgan Bemis missed advancing to state by 3 strokes. The Redbird junior shot a 90 on Tuesday at the Springfield Sectional.
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