The boys and girls prep golf sectionals tee off yesterday (Monday) around the state of Illinois.
**The Marquette Explorers girls golf team qualified for the Class 1A State Tournament this weekend after a 3rd place finish at the Centralia Sectional Monday. The sectional title went to Pinckneyville (335) followed by Metropolis (337) and Marquette (339). Marquette & Columbia finished in a 3rd place tie but the Explorers won the tiebreaker to advance. The girls golf state tourneys (1A, 2A) will be held Friday & Saturday in Decatur.
Lady Explorers scores:
FR - Gracie Piar - 80
FR - Audrey Cain - 84
JR - Annie Kane - 85
SR - Anna Lawless - 90
SO - Cat Hollis - 92
FR - Clancy Maag - 94
>>Jersey senior Brooke Tuttle was an individual state qualifier after she shot a 79. Roxana's Olivia Stangler did not make the cut for the state tourney.
Class 2A Champaign Sectional (girls golf)
1. Normal (University) - 327
2. Springfield (Sacred Heart-Griffin) - 341
3. Edwardsville Tigers - 345
>Top 3 qualify for 2A state tourney
Class 2A Carbondale Sectional - Boys Golf
(1) Charleston, (2) B.Althoff, (3) Benton
>The Marquette boys golf team finished in 9th place.
*Explorers senior Sam Cogan (75) advanced to state as one of the top 10 qualifying individuals. The Shells, Oilers, and Panthers golfers did not make the cut to the state tourney.
Roxana - Matt Marcuzzo & Christian Bertoletti
EA/WR - Keegan Rigdon
Jersey - Lucas Benware & Davis Hamm.
The Class 1A Effingham Sectional title went to Hillsboro.
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