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Janesville Parker golfers close in on Big Eight regular-season championship

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Gazette staff
September 14, 2011

Janesville Parker is on the threshold a dual championship in Big Eight girls golf.


Parker High improved to 7-0 in the conference here Tuesday by beating Sun Prairie, 355-379, at Riverside. With victories over Janesville Craig and Verona today at Tumbledown Trails in Verona, the Vikings can close out an unbeaten conference season.


“We are playing good, solid golf right now,” Parker coach Mary Ross said. “We still have room for improvement, but we are doing well.’’


Parker’s Maggie O’Leary posted an 88, and Taylor Wyss carded an 87 for their lowest of the season. Taylor Utzig and Micayla Richards each shot a 91 for Parker.


PARKER 355, SUN PRAIRIE 379

At Riverside (Par 72)


Sun Prairie (379)—Courtney Dudgon, 47-41—88; J.J. Keats, 46-46-92; Taylor Genter, 52-45—97; Alex Murtha, 52-50—102.


Janesville Parker (355)—Maggie O’Leary, 40-46—86; Taylor Wyss, 44-43—87; Taylor Utzig, 43-48—91; Micayla Richards, 43-48—91.


-- Craig moves up: Janesville Craig moved over the .500 mark in Big Eight dual meets with a pair of victories at Odana Hills in Madison.


The Cougars, who shot 194, defeated Madison West by five shots and Madison East, which forfeited. Middleton shot 177 to defeat Craig, West and East.


Craig (4-3) got a 44 from Ashley Hermanns, a 46 from Hayley Arneson and a 49 from Bailey Green.


“I’m very pleased with our scores today,” Craig coach Dominic Wiegel said. “Our top eight golfers played well today by avoiding any big holes.


“Our conistency is coming around, and we’re looking forward to the conference meet.”


Craig will wrap up the dual meet season today against Janesville Parker and Verona at Tumbledown in Verona.


MIDDLETON 177, CRAIG 194, WEST 199, EAST (forfeit)

At Odana (Par 36)


Middleton (177)—Hunter Schultz, 42; Sheenegh Cleary, 44; Taylor Mazroulis, 45; Kelly Wassarman, 46.


Craig (194)—Ashley Hermanns, 44; Hayley Arneson, 46; Bailey Green, 49; Naomi Buggs, 55.


West (199)—Jane Welch, 44; Anna Buna, 46; Monica Hellmer, 51; Joli Hanlon, 58.



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