Warrior women golfers triumph in three meets

By Diana Hammell
Argus Sports Writer

The Caledonia-Spring Grove women’s golf team defeated their opponents last week with an average of just over 44 strokes each meet.

C/SG 189, Southland 257

The Warriors hosted Southland on Tuesday, April 24, defeating the Rebels with a score of 189 to 257.

Caledonia-Spring Grove coach Jacquelyn Hauser said that the team’s three seniors continue to be consistent for them. “Jenn and Katie finally broke through to the mid 40s which is great,” said Hauser. “Kendra also played well in one of her first varsity matches. A team score of 189 is getting closer to where we would like to be. We had a few girls out this week due to a band/choir concert. Southland only brought six girls so we just let our three JV girls play together to get some more experience playing in meets.

Katie McCarthy was medalist for the match with a score of 44. Jennifer Ely carded a 45, Paige Langen a 48 and Kendra Prahl 52. Katie Meyer came in with a 60 and Karlie Fishbaugher a 70.

Playing for junior varsity with no opposing JV team, Claudia Melde shot 59, Kailee Bjerke 63 and Nicole Krenzke 64.

C/SG 196, Chatfield 237

The Warriors traveled to Chatfield for a meet at Chosen Valley Golf Course on Wednesday, April 25. The C/SG team score was 196 to 237 for that of the Gophers.

“Our team score was a little higher tonight than where we want it because we didn’t have any of the girls go low, with all of them hanging around the 50 mark,” said Hauser. “Katie Meyer put a good round together and shot her first round in the 40s this season with a 49. We are still rotating several girls onto the varsity team trying to find our 4, 5 and 6 spots.”

McCarthy and Ely shared medalist honors at this meet with 48s. Meyer shot 49 and Langen 51. Hannah Hendel and Prahl each scored 54.

The JV had a team score of 224; Chatfield had no JV team. Claire Eglinton and Rachel Petersen carded 54s, Melde had a 57 and Fishbaugher a 59. Kailee Bjerke carded a 62, Ashley Gavin a 63 and Julie Sand 64.

C/SG 194, Fillmore Central 218

The girls were back on the road Friday, April 27 for a meet in Harmony with Fillmore Central for their closest scoring meet of the week.

“Paige and Katie played well tonight, with Paige taking home medalist honors with a 45,” said Hauser. “We continue to struggle with eliminating our high numbers that can really kill a round. We need to work on making better shot decisions and eliminating penalty strokes.” Hauser said they only took six girls to this meet as Fillmore only had a varsity team.

Langen scored a 45, McCarthy a 46, Meyer 50 and Prahl 53. Ely had a 54 and Hendel 56.

Next: The Warriors hosted a triangular with Decorah and Fillmore Central on Monday, April 30 after The Argus went to press. They host Wabasha-Kellogg on Thursday, May 3 and travel to Kingsland Friday, May 4. On Monday, May 7 they host Chatfield.

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