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Knights are runnerups at golf sectional

Monday, September 17, 2007

The Northview Knight girls' golf squad posted its best round of the season during Saturday's Northview golf sectional to advance to the Martinsville regional. The Knights score of 361 was good enough for second-place and Mary Beth Tribble earned low medalist honors with 79.

"I'm very proud of them," Northview coach Josh Trout said. "It was their lowest round of the year by 15 strokes it came at a good time. We had two girls shoot their lowest round of the year and with Mary Beth being low medalist, I'm very proud of the performance we gave today."

Tribble scored a 79 to lead the Knights, with Olivia Oehler and Mandy Thomlinson scoring 89 and 92 respectively. Sunny Shaw shot a 101 and Savanah Pursell carded a 108.

Even with his team's impressive performance Saturday, Trout sees room for improvement but liked what he saw.

"We really need to get that fourth score, that's what really hurt us today," Trout commented. "If we could have added another score in the low to mid 90's that would really have helped out. Other than that our scores are what we need and what I expect out of them."

Down the stretch, the Knights continued their strong play as the South Putnam Eagles were charging on the back nine. Northview would eventually hold off the challenge to finish eight strokes in front of the Eagles.

With his team advancing to regional play, Trout will make sure his team is prepared for the challenge.

"We're going to spend a little time over at Hulman Links this week working on our short game. We'll try to get as much practice time as possible in before next week," Trout commented.

Northview will travel to Martinsville's Foxcliff at 10 a.m. Saturday.

At Forest Park Golf Course

Team scores

Terre Haute South 343, Northview 31, South Putnam 369, Terre Haute North 391, Greencastle 424, Cloverdale 442, West Vigo 467, Owen Valley 495, South Vermillion 524.

Top-10 Individuals

* - advances to regional as individual

1. Mary Beth Tribble (Nv) 79, 2. Kelsey Fuqua (THS) 80, 3. Sloane Engle (THS) 85, 4. Whitney Crowley (THN) 86*, 5. Heather Hughes (SP) 86, 6. Emily Zimmerman (SP) 86, 7. Katelyn Gosnell (THS) 89, 8. Kayla Langdon (CL) 89*, 9. Olivia Oehler (Nv) 89, Alana Whitlock (THS) 89.

Individual results

(Northview only)

Northview - Tribble 79, Oehler 89, Thomlinson 92, Shaw 101, Pursell 108.

Next match - Northview will travel to Martinsville's Foxcliff at 10 a.m. Saturday.

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