Lancer Golf Tops 20-Win Mark

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The Lincolnwood boys golf team pulled off a pair of sweeps on Sept. 21 and 22 to push their victory total over the 20-win mark for the season.

On Monday, the Lancers shot a 179 to beat Rochester by ten and Taylorville by 26 at Lakeshore Golf Course, the Tornadoes’ home course.

All six Lincolnwood players shot 50 or better for the day, with just eight strokes separating the number one and number six players. The Lancers would have 15 pars on the day, including six on the par-3 13th hole.

Devin Brown would be low man for the Lancers, shooting a 42 with four pars to not only lead his team, but also take medalist honors for the match.

Nate Brockmeyer would add in a 45 with three pars, while Michael Jones and Michael Graham contributed scoring rounds with a pair of 46s.

Will Jenkins and Braxton Schmedeke would have had scoring rounds for either of their opponents, but settled for being the Lancers’ fifth and sixth men with matching rounds of 50.

At Country Hills

The Lancers would pick up three more wins on Tuesday, Sept. 22, at Country Hills Golf Course in Greenview with similar precession to their win on Monday. 

With just seven strokes separating their top six players, Lincolnwood shot a 178 to beat Havana by 20 strokes, Greenview by 28 strokes and Mt. Pulaski by 63 strokes.

Even without their top two scorers the Lancers would have won the match, with their bottom four shooting a 189.

The top spot for the team, and for the match, went to Nate Brockmeyer, who had three pars and a birdie to finish with a 42. Two of Brockmeyer’s pars came on the first and second hole, with a birdie on the par-4 third hole finishing out a strong run on the front part of the course.

Lincolnwood players would take four of the top five spots, with Jacob Baldwin of Havana the only outsider, shooting a 43 to finish second to Brockmeyer.

Michael Jones would place third with a 44, posting four pars on the day, while Will Jenkins was one stroke back with a 45 and a pair of pars.

Devin Brown, who birdied the par-5 first hole, finished the day with a 47, while Michael Grahm and Braxton Schmedeke added in the fifth and sixth scores for Lincolnwood with a 48 and 49 respectively.

As good as the Lancers were, the shot of the day went to Nathan Kleiss, who aced the par-3 sixth hole. The sophomore from Athens (Greenview’s co-op partner) finished the round with a 51.

The Lancers will have the rest of the week off from matches, with their next bout coming on Tuesday, Sept. 29, at Edgewood Golf Course in Auburn against the host Trojans, North Mac and West Central. 

Sept. 21 at Taylorville

Lakeshore Golf Course - Par 36

Boys Team Results: Lincolnwood-Morrisonville 179, Rochester 189, Taylorville 205.

Medalist: Devin Brown (LW) 42

Lincolnwood-Morrisonville (179) - Devin Brown 42, Nate Brockmeyer 45, Michael Jones 46, Michael Graham 46, Will Jenkins 50, Braxton Schmedeke 50.

Rochester (189) - Ben Drendel 45, Mike Pemberton 45, Zach Hegg 50, Logan Munroe 51, Jon Oshesky 52. 

Taylorville (205) - Briar Dempsey 46, Ryan Johnson 51, Jonah Nagle 51, Tate Wagner 57, Grant Buschon 61, Jack McGrath 61.

Sept. 22 at Greenview

Country Hills Golf Course - Par 36

Boys Team Results: Lincolnwood-Morrisonville 178, Havana 198, Greenview 206, Mt. Pulaski 241.

Medalist: Nate Brockmeyer (LW) 42.

Lincolnwood-Morrisonville (178) - Nate Brockmeyer 42, Michael Jones 44, Will Jenkins 45, Devin Brown 47, Michael Graham 48, Braxton Schmedeke 49.

Havana (198) - Jacob Baldwin 43, Sisson 49, Porter 51, Boggs 55, Martindale 56, Schleyhahn 61.

Greenview (206) - Alex Wilcoxen 49, David Arkebauer 50, Nathan Kleiss 51, Adam Schloemann 56, Chris Powell 56, Connor Breazeale 57.

Mt. Pulaski (241) - Jackson Fricke 58, Gavin Smith 60, Nolan Deibert 60, Kade Wisely 63, Grant Davis 66.

Record: Lincolnwood-Morrisonville (22-1).

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