On Wednesday the Salem Lady Wildcats golf team was victorious over the West Frankfort Lady Redbirds by a score of 224 to 237 on the Salem Country Club back nine. Low medalist for the match was Kenzie Anderson who fired a one over par 37 for the Salem team. Salem’s Lauren Ice posted a strong 45, while Haley Duncan and Maggie Telford added to the team total with a 63 and a 79 respectively.
On Saturday the 21st the Wildcats will host their annual match play event for both boys and girls teams, also at the Salem Country Club.
On Monday the 23rd the Lady Cats will participate in the Cahokia Conference meet, which will be held at Red Bud, IL.
Also in prep girls golf, Christ Our Rock hosted McLeansboro in a dual match at Greenview Golf Course. The Stallions fell 193-245. Kylee Vaughan of McLeansboro was medalist shooting a 37. Jianna Palm shot 51 to lead Christ Our Rock.
Today in girls golf, Centralia heads to Breese to play Central and Carbondale.
The Salem Wildcats golf team returns to play today when they go to Colonial to take on Sandoval.
In the boys match, McLeansboro got a 38 from Laban Hunt on their way to a 175-207 victory over Christ Our Rock. Sammy Benbrook added a 45. In the loss, Matt Slover shot 50 and Lukas Briscoe 51 for Christ Our Rock.
In boys golf, Grant Oster was medalist shooting a 36 in Central’s 156-176 win over Red Bud. Nate Rakers added a 38 with 41s from Jackson Haag, Dalton Roeckenhaus and Wyatt Autry.
At the Marion Invitational, Althoff won the 12-team event shooting a 300 followed by Benton’s 307 and Marion 330. West Frankfort was 4th with a 331, Herrin 336, Centralia and Harrisburg shot 344’s, Massac County and Carterville 358s, Carbondale 364, Mt Carmel 374 and Mt Vernon finished with a 397. For the Orphans, Matt Garnier shot 79, Sam Beggs 87, Dane Burrus and Brock Mulbrun 89s and Danny Reed 101.