Lancers, Panthers Can't Chase Down Vandals


Vandalia put four players under 46, including medalist Chase Laack, on Tuesday, Sept. 3, at the Litchfield Country Club as the Vandals knocked off Taylorville and Montgomery County foes Lincolnwood and Litchfield in a quad match.

Laack would be the only player in the 30s on Tuesday, shooting a 3-over-par 38 on the day. His round would be three strokes better than his closest competition, teammate Jacob Schaal and Lincolnwood's Sam Herman. Herman's 41 would pace the Lancers, who finished second to Vandalia by 17 strokes, 186 to 169. The loss would be Lincolnwood's first of the young season. Litchfield would finish third with a 198, while Taylorville brought up the rear with a 206.

In addition to Herman, the Lancers also got a 46 from Devin Brown and a 48 from Will Jenkins. Nate Brockmeyer would add the fourth scoring round with a 51, while Michael Graham and Braxton Schmedeke were not far behind with a 52 and a 53 for Lincolnwood.

Litchfield's Anthony Boston would be right behind the top three with an 8-over 43 on the day.  His younger brother, Zach Boston, would be three strokes behind him with a 46, with Allen Schneider and Blake Rentz finishing out the scoring with a 54 and a 55.

Kelvin Dooley and Keagan Marten would also play for the Panthers, shooting rounds of 57 and 61 from the fifth and sixth slots.

September 3 at Litchfield

Litchfield Country Club - Par 35

Boys Team Results: 1. Vandalia 169, 2. Lincolnwood 186, 3. Litchfield 198, 4. Taylorville 206.

Medalist: Chase Laack (Vandalia) 38

Vandalia (169) - Chase Laack 38, Jacob Schaal 41, Connor Satterwaite 44, Riley Ruckman 46, Eli Beck 52.

Lincolnwood (186) - Sam Herman 41, Devin Brown 46, Will Jenkins 48, Nate Brockmeyer 51, Michael Graham 52, Braxton Schmedeke 53.

Litchfield (198) - Anthony Boston 43, Zach Boston 46, Allen Schneider 54, Blake Rentz 55, Kelvin Dooley 57, Keagan Marten 61.

Taylorville (206) - Briar Dempsey 46, Ryan Johnson 49, Jonah Nagle 55, Gavin Craggs 56, James Boettger 57, Emma Wells 64.

Records: Litchfield (7-6), Lincolnwood (10-1).


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