Onalaska, Eau Claire Memorial earn team berths in state tournament
By Paul Lecker
WISCONSIN RAPIDS — Marshfield senior Roma Shah shot a 104 to tie for 30th place at the WIAA Division 1 girls golf sectional Monday at the Ridges Golf Course.
Onalaska (359) and Eau Claire Memorial (365) were the top two teams and earned berths in next week’s WIAA State Girls Golf Tournament, which will be held Oct. 9-10 at University Ridge Golf Club in Verona.
Lexi Meade of Eau Claire Memorial was meet medalist with a 76. The top three individuals not on the two qualifying teams also move on to the state meet. Brooke Knutson of Westby/Viroqua (81), Molly Larsen of Tomah (83), and Ginny Yahnke of Sparta (84) earned the three individual state berths.
Shah reached the sectional by shooting a 109 at the regional on Sept. 27 at Stevens Point Country Club.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
WIAA Division 1 Girls Golf Sectional
Oct. 2, at the Ridges Golf Course, Wisconsin Rapids
Team scores: *1. Onalaska 359; *2. Eau Claire Memorial 365; 3. Stevens Point 366; 4. Tomah 375; 5. New Richmond 397; 6. River Falls 399; 7. Eau Claire North 409; 8. Westby/Viroqua 441.
Top 10 individuals and Marshfield finisher: 1. Lexi Meade (ECM) 76; 2. *Brooke Knutson (WV) 81; 3. Erin Ericson (ON) and *Molly Larsen (TOM) 83; 5. *Ginny Yahnke (SPA) 84; 6. Sydney Brown (ECN) 87; 7. Jessica Barber (STP) 88; 8. Rebekah Gerry (ECM), Maggie Veenendal (NR) and Ally Nickel (STP) 89; 30. (tie) Roma Shah (MAR) 104.