PLAY GOLF IN HUARIPAMPA

The Central Methodist women’s golf team reached sixth position at this year’s Heart of America Athletic Conference in the field of Women’s Golf Tournament. The side secured a 2 day total of seven hundred and eighty eight on the Par 72 Hail Ridge Golf Course.

Kelli Esquivel captained the side and finished as tied for thirteenth overall, firing a one hundred and eighty seven. Jessie Norton placed as tied for seventeenth after making a one hundred and ninety four. Kayla Esquivel was twentieth overall, shooting a 2 day score of one hundred and ninety seven. Mallorie Renth made twenty fourth with a two hundred and ten.

Avila succeeded in the team part of the championship with a low score of seven hundred and fifteen. Culver-Stockton’s Megan Miehe was the champ of the individual championship by just a stroke with a 2 day low of one hundred and sixty three. Both the golfers Avila and Miehe progressed to the NAIA Women’s Golf National Championship in Greeneville, Tenn.

The first 8 finishers in the championship were chosen to take part in the All-Tournament Team, as there was a 2 way place for the final position. Miehe is accompanied by Avila’s Mattie Willmore and Emily Ryan along with Peru State’s Katie Potter, Courtney Musgrave and Jordan Schaardt as well as Baker’s Stacy Yowell, Bristol Brandt and Graceland’s Keeley Brunner.

Wilmore was listed as the league’s Player of the Year. Avila’s Robin Nigro was chosen as Coach of the Year.

Peru State and Baker secured joint position for 2nd place in the team part of the event. Both the teams played a one hole playoff on their 1st hole to settle on the champion of the Runner-Up trophy. The Wildcats were beaten by the Bobcats by 3 strokes to assert the hardware.