Knights split first golf outing
Published 8:12 pm Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Alden-Conger boys’ team prevails; girls’ team falls short vs. JWP
ALDEN — Despite the snow covering the ground in the morning, the Alden-Conger boys’ and girls’ golf teams started their season with a home meet Tuesday afternoon against Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton.
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The boys’ team cruised to a victory over the Bulldogs, 190-219, while the girls’ team fell by 15 strokes, 243-258.
Senior Ryan Hansen won the meet with a score of 41, five strokes ahead of the second-place finisher Logan Thell, of JWP. The other three scorers for the Knights were Erick Theusch, Austin Attig and Jack Redman with scores of 48, 50 and 51, respectively.
All four of the Knights scorers placed higher than the second-place finisher for the Bulldogs, who completed the round with a score of 56. The Bulldogs rounded out their scoring with rounds of 57 and 60.
On the girls’ side, Annika Riebe won the individual portion of the meet with a score of 51. Riebe beat out Kirsten Thell of JWP by just three strokes. Ahnika Johnson finished her round with a score of 58, Autumn Soost 62 and Ella Riebe 87. Johnson’s score earned her a third-place finish, while Soost’s score earned her a fifth-place finish.
The Bulldogs pulled out the victory with rounds of 54, 59, 60 and 70.
The boys start their season 1-0, while the girls fall to 0-1. Both will continue their seasons Friday with another home meet at Oak View Golf Course.