Tuesday, October 12, 2010
St. Francis senior Kayla Stueland showcased solid driving and equally steady iron play to advance with a 77 to the Class AA girls golf state finals this weekend.
Kayla Stueland was not about to be denied in her final campaign. The St. Francis senior became a three-time state qualifier—despite a shaky finish—after firing a 77 yesterday, Monday, Oct. 11 at the Class AA Nazareth girls golf sectional at Willow Crest Golf Club in Oak Brook. "I'm sure all of the girls probably had a bad hole," Stueland said after shooting a double-bogey (5) to close her round. "I just happened to have mine on the last hole." It marked the third consecutive year Stueland has advanced to the large-school state tournament as an at-large competitor. "Some girls can get downstate with their team. I don't have that luxury," Stueland said. "(Stueland) might be the first three-time qualifier (male or female) in Francis history…
Thursday, October 7, 2010
Wheaton South's Amoyide Coker puts the Tigers into the top three to advance to the sectional final next Monday.
Wheaton Warrenville South took a circuitous route to another statement-making run in the golf postseason yesterday, Wednesday, Oct. 6 at St. Andrews Golf & Country Club, and will advance to the sectional final Monday, Oct. 11. Sarah Skurla, the Tigers' top player, seriously contemplated withdrawing due to illness. Emily Johnson had her round nearly evaporate after a solid opening-nine. Renee Solberg, the third returning state veteran for the Tigers, had her own issues at the West Chicago layout. But it was junior Ayomide Coker who saved the day at the Class AA St. Charles East regional. "(Coker) was the most impressive part of the day, other than Sarah toughing out an 83," Wheaton South coach Art Tang said. Coker fired a personal-low 85, …
Tuesday, October 5, 2010
The WWS girls golf team played St. Charles East yesterday, Monday, Oct. 4 at Arrowhead Golf Club and lost 171-173.
The Wheaton Warrenville South girls varsity golf team lost 171-173 to St. Charles East yesterday, Monday, Oct. 4 at Arrowhead Golf Club. Senior Sarah Skurla led the Tigers with 39 strokes. Sophomore Renee Solberg had 43. Skurla dodged a difficult situation on the 9th hole when she shot from the fairway and the ball went over the green, bounced onto the cart path, hit the clubhouse, bounced back onto the path and then again to the edge of the green for about a 40-foot putt. Yesterday was also the team's senior night, honoring seniors Sarah Skurla, Katie Novosad and Bekah Munday. The Tigers girls golf team will play in the IHSA regionals tomorrow, Wednesday, Oct. 6 at St. Andrews Golf and Country Club in West Chicago.