The Lincolnwood boys and girls golf teams swept the MSM Conference Tournament on Wednesday, Sept. 11, with eight players finishing in the top six.
On the girls’ side, Lincolnwood had the top three finishers, with Sydney Herman beating out teammate Jordyn Gerlach for medalist honors on an 18th hole scorecard playoff. Both players would shoot a 99 at Edgewood Golf Club in Auburn, with Herman and Gerlach both shooting a 48 on the front nine and a 51 on the back nine. Herman would earn the tiebreaker win with a five on the par-four 18th hole, while Gerlach shot a seven.
Dorie Krager would take third overall, also winning the spot on a tiebreaker against South County’s Alyssa Ruholl. Stephanie Perun added the fourth scoring round with a 123, while Micah Gehlbach and Shelby Hattenbach added rounds of 154 and 155.
Lincolnwood’s 426 would be 19 strokes better than their foes from South County.
On the boys’ side, the Lancers would miss out on medalist honors, which would go to South County’s Dane Richie with a 77, but would take the team title and the other five all-conference spots.
The Lancers would shoot a 334 as a team to beat South County by 43 strokes and Mt. Olive by 146.
Devin Brown would grab the runner-up spot with a 79, shooting rounds of 41 and 38 on the day. Braxton Schmedeke and Sam Herman would shoot rounds of 83 and 84 to take third and fourth, while Nate Brockmeyer added an 88 for the fourth scoring round.
Michael Jones just missed a scoring round with a 90, but still took sixth individually. Will Jenkins would also play for the Lancers, shooting a 110 on the day.
September 11 at Auburn
MSM Conference Tourney
Edgewood Golf Course - Par 71
Girls Team Results: 1. Lincolnwood 426, 2. South County 445.
Girls All-Conference: 1. Sydney Herman (Lincolnwood) 99, 2. Jordyn Gerlach (Lincolnwood) 99, 3. Dorie Krager (Lincolnwood) 105, 4. Alyssa Ruholl (South County) 105, 5. Allison Blake (South County) 106, 6. Callie Hughes (South County) 116.
Lincolnwood (426) - Sydney Herman 99, Jordyn Gerlach 99, Dorie Krager 105, Stephanie Perun 123, Micah Gehlbach 154, Shelby Hattenbach 155.
South County (445) - Alyssa Ruholl 105, Allison Blake 106, Callie Hughes 116, Grace Rector 118, Ella Gray 122, Lauren Williams 125.
Boys Team Results: 1. Lincolnwood 334, 2. South County 377, 3. Mt. Olive 480.
Boys All-Conference: 1. Dane Richie (South County) 77, 2. Devin Brown (Lincolnwood) 79, 3. Braxton Schmedeke (Lincolnwood) 83, 4. Sam Herman (Lincolnwood) 84, 5. Nate Brockmeyer (Lincolnwood) 88, 6. Michael Jones (Lincolnwood) 90.
Lincolnwood (334) - Devin Brown 79, Braxton Schmedeke 83, Sam Herman 84, Nate Brockmeyer 88, Michael Jones 90, Will Jenkins 110.
South County (377) - Dane Richie 77, Caleb Brimer 97, Ryan Talbert 101, Blayton Anderson 102, Kyle Colwell 104, Bradley Ott 114.
Mt. Olive (480) - Blake Dickerson 109, Bryce Mayer 121, J.D. Bruch 123, Noah Buske 127, Dalton Brunnworth 130, Bryce Bone 134.