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WHS golfers finish strong

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Members of the 2009 Cherokee Washington High girls golf team are, front row, left to right, Emily Anderson, Jenna Phipps, Kelsey Ludwig, Amanda Callahan, Brittani Cates, Daniell Hansen. Back, Brooke Luetkeman, Tonya Stowater, Alli Curry, Jessica Cook, Emily Cook. The team was coached by Heath Hagberg. Photo contributed
SIBLEY - The Cherokee Washington High girls varsity golf team - showing continued improvement throughout the season - placed third, just one stroke from advancing to Regionals at Monday's Class 2A Districts at the Sibley Golf & Country Club here.

At last week's Lakes Conference Tournament at the Okoboji View Golf Course, Cherokee finished fifth in the eight-team competition.

At Districts in Sibley, the host Generals won the Meet with a 423, followed by Sioux Center 439, Cherokee 440, Sheldon 440, South O'Brien 443, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 473, and Orange City Unity Christian 508.

Danielle Hansen led Cherokee at the Districts with a 105 in the chilly, windy weather, followed by Kelsey Ludwig 109, Jessica Cook 112, Emily Cook 114, and Ally Curry 123.

Sioux Center's Alyssa Schur was medalist with a 93, and Unity Christian's Justean DeGroot was runner-up with a 97.

In the Lakes Conference Tournament at Okoboji View, Spirit Lake won the team title with a 354, followed by Emmetsburg 384, Spencer 398, Estherville-LC 403, Cherokee 407, Sheldon 423, Storm Lake 427, and Le Mars 441.

Maureen Owens of Spirit Lake was medalist with an 86, and Ashly Nielsen of Spirit Lake was runner-up with an 87.

Amanda Callahan was low for Cherokee with a 93 - just one shot out of an All-Lakes Conference berth. She was followed by Jessica Cook 101, Kelsey Ludwig 103, Emily Cook 110, Ally CUrry 112, and Danielle Hansen 117.

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