Lincolnwood Golf Sweeps Home Matches


The Lincolnwood High School golf team was at home on Thursday, Sept. 5, to host Carlinville, Carrollton and Shelbyville at Shoal Creek Golf Course in Raymond. The Lancers would play well, finishing first in the boys and girls matches as the boys improved to 13-1 and the girls rose to 6-3.

The boys would be steady in their victory, placing four players in the top six to come away with a 170. Shelbyville would be second with a 177, while Carlinville was third with a 193. Carrollton would finish out the team scoring with a 219.

Just four strokes separated the Lancers’ four scoring rounds, with Sam Herman shooting a 4-over-par 40 at his home course. Only Will Leach of Shelbyville would shoot better, carding an even-par 36, with a birdie on the par-3 seventh hole.

Will Jenkins would be just two shots back of Herman with a 42, with Devin Brown and Michael Jones finishing out the scoring with a pair of 44s.

Nate Brockmeyer and Braxton Schmedeke would also play for the Lancers, shooting rounds of 47 and 50 for the day.

The Lincolnwood JV would also spend some time on the course, shooting a 211, with scores of 48 and 49 by Michael Graham and Colton Tischkau, plus a 54 from Drake Germann, a 60 from Jacob Mizera and a 63 from George Schoenherr.

In the girls’ match, the Lancers had another steady showing, putting four players at 52 or under. Sydney Herman would shoot a 45 to tie for second overall with Carrollton’s Libby Meuth. Carlinville’s top shooter would be Elsa Mefford with a 5-over-par 41.

Jordyn Gerlach and Dorie Krager would tie with a 49 each, while Stephanie Perun added a 52. Micah Gehlbach would have her best round of the season with a 65, while Shelby Hattenbach finished with an 81.

As a team, the Lancers would shoot a 195 to take the top spot. Carrollton took second with a 207, beating Carlinville on a fifth player tie breaker by one stroke. Shelbyville would be fourth with a 251.

On Tuesday, both teams will be on the road, with the Lincolnwood boys playing at Lincoln Greens against Rochester and Lanphier, while the girls take on Pana and Decatur Eisenhower at Red Tail Run Golf Course in Decatur. Both teams will be in Auburn on Wednesday, Sept. 11, for the MSM Conference Tournament at Edgewood Golf Course.

September 5 at Raymond

Shoal Creek Golf Course - Par 36

Boys Team Results: 1. Lincolnwood 170, 2. Shelbyville 177, 3. Carlinville 193, 4. Carrollton 219.

Medalist: Will Leach (Shelbyville) 36.

Lincolnwood (170) - Sam Herman 40, Will Jenkins 42, Devin Brown 44, Michael Jones 44, Nate Brockmeyer 47, Braxton Schmedeke 50.

Shelbyville (177) - Will Leach 36, Cole Evans 46, Gabe Dove 46, Luke Jesgarz 49, Chance Billingsley 54, Will Miller 56.

Carlinville (193) - Ethan Siglock 40, Henry Kufa 46, Mitch Proctor 52, Reagan Kulenkamp 55, Gabe Barbre 56, Eli Ratcliff 73.

Carrollton (219) - Ethan Brannon 53, Nick Stendeback 53, Tryston Haydon 53, Noah Powell 60, Zach Beirmann 61, Jace Murphy 72.

Lincolnwood JV (211) - Michael Graham 48, Colton Tischkau 49, Drake Germann 54, Jacob Mizera 60, George Schoenherr 63.

Record: Lincolnwood (13-1).

September 5 at Raymond

Shoal Creek Golf Course - Par 36

Girls Team Results: 1. Lincolnwood 195, 2. Carrollton 207, 3. Carlinville 207, 4. Shelbyville 251.

Medalist: Elsa Mefford (Carlinville) 41.

Lincolnwood (195) - Sydney Herman 45, Dorie Krager 49, Jordyn Gerlach 49, Stephanie Putnam 52, Micah Gehlbach 65, Shelby Hattenbach 81.

Carrollton (207) - Libby Meuth 45, Michaela Hinderhann 48, Gabby Carroll 55, Becca Henson 59, Hannah Henson 62, Jenna Cox 64, Barbi Butler 87.

Carlinville (207) - Elsa Mefford 41, Brigid Dunn 51, Megan Dunn 53, Tori Harstson 62, Peyton Drew 63, Claire Behme 79.

Shelbyville (251) - Emma Houska 55, Emily Oligschlaeger 60, Ryann Wood 63, Sophie Trainor 73, Caitlyn Hogue 73.

Record: Lincolnwood (6-3).


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