Lady Panthers Pick Off Shells, Toppers In Debut

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The Litchfield Lady Panthers picked up a pair of wins in their season debut on Tuesday, Aug. 25, as they defeated Hillsboro and Roxana at a triangular at the Hillsboro Country Club.

After last Friday’s opener was cancelled, the Lady Panthers made the most of their debut, shooting a 197, with four players in the top six.

Laura Boston would lead that group as the LHS sophomore would shoot a 42 to take medalist honors. Teammate Carly Guinn would be five strokes behind her in second with a 47, while Alyssa Loyd and Hailey Rentz tied for fifth with a pair of 54s.

Sophomore Olivia Fleming and senior Izabelle Ray would round out the Litchfield roster with a 60 and a 61.

The Panthers’ team score would be 30 better than Roxana, who was led by Sarah Floyd’s 50, and 48 better than Hillsboro’s 245.

Meagan Jorn led the Hiltoppers once again, shooting a 56 on the day. Alex Frailey would be just behind her teammate with a 58, while Gracie Brink added a 62.

Anna Colwell would account for the fourth scoring round with a 69, while freshman Sam Frailey added a 72 for HHS.

The two county rivals will see each other on the course three more times during the regular season, with the next meeting coming on Sept. 15,  at the Litchfield Country Club.

Litchfield’s next match is scheduled for Sept. 2, against Greenville and Carlinville at the Litchfield Country Club. Hillsboro’s next match is this Saturday, Aug. 29, at the Rochester Rocket Invitational at Lincoln Greens Golf Course in Springfield.

August 25 at Hillsboro

Hillsboro Country Club - Par 36

Girls Golf Team Results: Litchfield 197, Roxana 227, Hillsboro 245.

Medalist: Laura Boston (L) 42.

Litchfield (197) - Laura Boston 42, Carly Guinn 47, Alyssa Loyd 54, Hailey Rentz 54, Olivia Fleming 60, Izzy Ray 61.

Roxana (227) - Sarah Floyd 50, Mia McCoy 52, Reagan Lynn 61, Grace Brock 64, MaKaela Brown 68, Ava Strohmeier 70.

Hillsboro (245) - Meagan Jorn 56, Alex Frailey 58, Gracie Brink 62, Anna Colwell 69, Sam Frailey 72.

Records: Litchfield (2-0); Hillsboro (1-4).

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