Advancing to the regional final for the South Winn girls golf team are, from left - Co-Head Coach Paul Jungblut, Megan Elsbernd, Caitlin Holien, Megan Hageman, Megan Bushman, Eleanor Lofte, Miranda Fisher, Co-Head Coach Dough Schweinefus. (Photo submitted)
It was a big day on the course for the South Winn girls golf team Monday at the regional meet, held at Big Rock Golf Course in Fayette.
The Warriors, ranked No. 7 in Class 2A, finished second at the meet, carving out 414 strokes. Sumner-Fred, ranked No. 4 in Class 2A, won the meet with 398 strokes. The top two teams advanced to the regional final.
Also individually advancing was Megan Bushman. Bushman, a junior, finished fifth individually with 97 strokes to move on. The top five individuals advance.
Courtney Ott of Denver was the medalist with a 92. The runner-up was Ashley Larson of Sumner-Fred, fishing with a 95. Other individual qualifiers were Maya Marshall of Sumner-Fred, 95; and Megan Roscovius of Jesup, 96.
Other South Winn team scores were Miranda Fisher, 105; Megan Hageman, 106; and Megan Elsbernd, 106.
"The girls played a great round of golf today. We were very happy with tier scores," said SW Co-Coach Doug Schweinefus. "Megan Bushman really came through with a great scores. It was nice to see them all score so well as a team. We are very proud of all of them and excited to move on."
The regional final is Monday, May 20, at the Legends Trail in Parkersubrg. The Warriors will be battling No. 4 Sumner-Fred, No. 2 Nashua-Plainfield and Aplington-Parkersburg for the right to go to state. State runs May 28-29.