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Lady Spartan golfers fall short to Bulldogs

By The NEWS-EXAMINER

BATESVILLE — Getting off to a slow start, the Connersville High School girls golf team rallied late, but still wound up on the wrong end of a 201-215 score against Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference opponent Batesville on Tuesday evening.

Storms earlier in the day threatened to cancel the match, but by tee time at Hillcrest Country Club, the skies had cleared.

Baylee Schneider wound up leading the Lady Spartans with a nine-hole score of 52.

Close behind her however, were teammates Sarah Griffin and Tyla Patterson, that duo finishing with scores od 53 and 54, respectively. Alexa Weber rounded out the Connersville scoring in the match, turning in a card that read 56.

Other scores for the Spartans included Kelli Caldwell (62), Maddy Newman (65) and Kaylynn Mohr (65).

The dual was the first for Connersville, dropping the team to 0-1 on the season. CHS entertained Yorktown at Willowbrook Country Club on Thursday night (results not available at press time). The team will next travel to play in an invitational at Ben Davis High School on Saturday.

Union County golf improves to 5-0 on the season

LIBERTY — Hosting a pair of teams out of the Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference on Tuesday, the Union County High School girls golf team improved to 5-0 on the season.

The Lady Patriots finished with a team score of 190 at Liberty Country Club, their home course, beating both East Central (209) and Lawrenceburg (243).

Sarah Schwab paced UC on the day, finishing with a score of 39. Her round included one birdie, as she shot a four on the par-5 fourth hole. She also added four pars in her round.

Following her on the Union County leaderboard was Haylee King, who turned in a score of 42. King wound up with three pars on the day.

Those two were followed by teammates Emily Treadway (53), Olivia Curry (56) and Morgan Ball (60).

East Central was led by Katelyn Whitaker, who finished with a score of 45.

Lawrenceburg’s top score was turned in by Hannah Williamson, who carded a 53.