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. 

 

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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.

 

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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.