Suarez’s career low leads PHS to 11th straight win
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Sophia Suarez shot a career low round of 45 to capture her third meet medalist of the season, leading Princeton girls to their 11 straight victory Wednesday at Emerald Hills Golf Course in Sterling.
The Tigresses (13-4) came in at 211 to topple Sterling and Prophetstown. Also for PHS, Arraia Hicks had a 50, Audra Reidner a 54, Julie Miller a 62 and Sarah Crowe a 63.
“The girls played very well overall considering it was a new course to all of us; they remained patient and poised throughout the match,” PHS coach Will Gross said. “Sophia played outstanding from the first tee shot until her last putt, and it was great to see her game come together like that since she is such a hard worker and leader.”
At Spring Valley: Medalist Gabby Mendoza (200) and the St. Bede Lady Bruins (200) defeated Fieldcrest (217) and DePue (260) Wednesday at Spring Creek Golf Course. Also scoring for the Lady Bruins were Sydney Eustice (48), Aiko Mendoza (49) and Tess Montez (59).
For DePue, Mercedes Ruiz had a 54, Dakota Mitchell a 62, Andrea Cruz a 71 and Marisella Garcia a 73.
At Spring Valley: St. Bede (164) got a 38 from medalist Jarret Olson and a 40 from Joe Dudek to defeat Morrison (169) and Fulton (179) plus Seneca (177) Thursday at Spring Creek Golf Course. Also on the Bruins’ card were Jack Kunkel (42), Gabe Braboy (45) and Chris Sampson (55).
At Rock Island: Co-medalists Ryan Young and Logan Twidell shot 39s to lead Bureau Valley (181) to a sweep over Three Rivers foes Orion (186) and Rockridge (187) Wednesday at Highland Springs Golf Course. Jacob Heidenreich added a 51, Harrison Brousseau a 52 and Jay Norden a 62.
At Amboy: Sherrard (177) topped the Three Rivers field of Princeton (190) and host Amboy/LaMoille (198) Wednesday at Shady Oaks Golf Course. Sherrard’s Grant Morse shot an even par for medalist honors.
For Princeton, Zach Hicks had a 44 and Ian Nichols a 45. Rounding out the Tiger scorecard were Colby Robbins (50), Derec Roberson (51), Colin Pearson (55) and Miles Rose (57).
Jake Lucas fired a 45 for the Clippers. Also for A/L, Griffin Kozeal had a 49, Sam Klein a 50, Tracer Mills and Josh Gross a 54 and Logan Thake a 56.
Sherrard (191) also won the JV meet. For PHS (238), Bryce Nyman had a 53, Josh Eggers a 60, Colton Ervin a 62, Austin Jamison a 63, Hunter Culjan a 64 and Grant Reed a 71. Amboy scorers were Collins Cromwell (58), Brandon Jacobs (59), Zach Becker (63) and Julia Daskiewicz (65).
At Erie: The Hall Red Devils defeated Riverdale (170) and Erie (180) in a Three Rivers triangular Wednesday at Lake Erie Country Club. Hall senior Pete Mautino shot a 2-over-38 to lead all golfers. Also scoring for Hall (11-7) were Ryan Ott (42), Matt Hoscheid (42) and Nick Scheri (44).
JV medalist Avery Detmers (49) led the Red Demons to victory, defeating Erie 210-222 with Riverdale at 223.
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