5/23/2019 4:03:00 PM Both girls golf teams hoping to make second day of sections
Both North Branch and Chisago Lakes have had some nice spots during the 2019 golf season.
For North Branch, they’ve had four different golfers break the 100 mark, and all fourth are hovering right around that score for their average on the year. Sydnie Sampson scored a 98 at Princeton and a 92 at the Ponds, and is averaging 100.25 strokes per round so far.
Hailey Bistodeau hit 96 at the Purple Hawk and is shooting a 101.5 on the year.
Allison Kress carded a 97 at the Princeton Golf Course, which was North Branch’s best as a team, and a 98 in the midseason conference match up. She’s averaging a 102 so far on the year. Chloe Moline has three sub-100 rounds to her credit and an 88 that she shot at the M8C midseason meet. She’s averaging 98 over five meets this year, and she’s only a sophomore.
“We have had solid outings from our top four golfers,” Head Coach Jerome Huselid said. “We’ve climbed below the 400 mark twice this season, and even our newcomers Olivia Weyenberg and Raechel Abress have also both contributed and improved greatly at the varsity level.”
CL grinding away For Chisago Lakes, sophomore Jill Erickson has headlined the ‘Cats in all the meets she participated in. She is averaging a 96 on the season, with a season best 94 coming at the M8C midseason meet.
Avery Constant is shooting a 102.5 with her best of 99 coming at Princeton and the M8C midseason meet.
Claire DeVries, Grace DeVries and Kenzie Keeney round out the Wildcats top golfers this year, with eighth grader Haley Overgaard starting to contribute some scores, including a 105 at Purple Hawk.
The girls have their conference final meet on Thursday, May 23 at Riverwood National before heading to Grand National Golf Course in Hinckley on Thursday, May 30 to take part in sections. Although it’s a long shot for either to qualify as a team or get individuals in, they both are looking to make it to the second day and play some good golf at the tough course.