Friday, Aug 29, 2014
Massac County Wins State Title
DECATUR -- Massac County has solidified itself as one of the state's top Class A girls golf teams. In the last decade, the Lady Patriots have qualified for the state tournament eight times, including two state titles.
Saturday, the Lady Patriots added to that number, winning their third state championship in the last seven seasons at Red Tail Run Golf Club in Decatur.
Junior Ali Eicholz shot a team best 80, followed by senior Kirsten Faulkner's 81. The Lady Patriots shot a two-day total of +89 to win the title, four shots better than runner-up Rochester.
Nashville junior Shawn Rennegarbe shot four-under 68 Saturday, the day's best score. The Hornettes placed fourth.
Eldorado sophomore Ashton Goodley carded a one-over 73 in the final round to finish third individually. Her twin sister Taylor finished fifth, shooting 75 Saturday. The Eagles took fifth.
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