Hillsboro Boys Golf Sweeps At Carlinville


The Hillsboro boys golf team picked up two more wins in their final match of the season as they defeated Carlinville and Southwestern on Sept. 28.

Playing on the Cavies’ home course at the Carlinville Country Club, the Toppers shot a 163 to beat the home team by seven strokes. The Piasa Birds would take third, finishing with a 218.

Carlinville’s Henry Kufa finished first with a 35, but Hillsboro’s Dom Haggard and Dillon Smail were close behind. Haggard had six pars and a birdie on the par-5 sixth hole to finish with a 38, while Smail had six pars and a birdie on the par-5 second hole to finish with a 39.

Hillsboro’s other two scoring rounds were in the low 40s, with Preston Lyerla carding a 42 and Drake Vogel adding a 44. All told, Hillsboro would hold four of the top six individual scores.

The Toppers’ fifth and sixth men would also shoot solid rounds, with Tycen Thacker carding a 47 and Austin Loskot finishing with a 50.

The wins gave Hillsboro a 10-6 record for their tournament-heavy regular season schedule.

Sept. 28 at Carlinville

Carlinville Country Club - Par 36

Boys Team Results: 1. Hillsboro  163; 2. Carlinville 170; 3. Southwestern 218.

Medalist: Henry Kufa (Carlinville) 35.

Hillsboro (163) - Dom Haggard 38, Dillon Smail 39, Preston Lyerla 42, Drake Vogel 44, Tycen Thacker 47, Austin Loskot 50.

Carlinville (170) - Henry Kufa 35, Colin Pope 41, Jack Stayton 45, Sam Quarton 49, Dane Rosentreter 53, Gabe Pauline 64.

Southwestern (218) - Jordan Cottingham 48, Dylan DeLong 52, Chase Cummings 59, Nicholas Ragsdale 59, C.J. Hale 63.

Record: Hillsboro (10-6).


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