The State Golf Tournaments got underway yesterday. Mater Dei sits 2nd by 1 stroke behind Carmi White County after the first day of the 1a boys tournament. Althoff is 3rd just 2 shots off the pace with North Shore Country Day and Fulton rounding out the top 5. Mater Dei was led by Grant Goebel who shot 75, Carter Goebel 77, Nathan Rivera 83, Blake Lloekcner and Ian Berndsen 86s and Tanner Gerdes 91. Also individually, Vandalia’s Chase Laack is 14th after his 76.
In 2a boys, Peoria Notre Dame is the top team after day one followed by Mundelein Carmel, Quincy Notre Dame, Boylan Catholic and Crystal Lake South. Benton is 7th, Mattoon 11th and Charleston is 12th.
In 1a girls Normal Unviersity leads the way followed by Mt Carmel, Sacred Heart Griffin, Bloomington Central Catholic and then Macomb in the top 5. Effingham is 10th as a team. Individually Okawville’s Chloe Kraus is 74th after shooting 94
In 2a girls, Barrington leads the way followed by Lincolnshire Stevenson, Loyola Academy, Lincoln Way Central and then O’Fallon. Edwardsville is 11th.