Hearts, Bulldogs Compete at Charleston Invitational; Other Friday Golf


Published on September 28 2013 9:20 am
Last Updated on September 28 2013 9:20 am
Written by Greg Sapp

Effingham finished fourth and St. Anthony finished sixth at the Charleston Invitational Friday at Charleston Country Club.

Charleston won the event with a 309 team total; Effingham finished with a 317 total and St. Anthony finished with a 325 total in the 15-team meet.

Effingham junior Jake Linders continued his recent torrid pace, firing a 71, good for a tie for second place overall, four shots behind Charleston's Christian Khachetorian.  Linders had a 34 out and 37 in for his 71.  Junior Jackson Wendling shot a 79, out in 37, freshman Callaway Smith shot an 83, and sophomore Reed Schafer shot an 84.

Effingham is now 8-2 on the season.

Garrett Hixenbaugh led the way for St. Anthony with a 74, good for fifth place individually, out in 35 and in in 39.  Connor Greene shot a 79, out in 36, Jared Hutchison shot an 85 and Jeff Niebrugge shot an 87 to post counting scores for the Bulldogs.


In girls' golf Friday, St. Anthony defeated Teutopolis, 186-205, at Effingham Country Club.

St. Anthony's Mariah Bushue was medalist, shooting a 40.  Other counting scores for St. Anthony: Madison Bushue--46, Abbie Schmidt--48, and Kelsie Dust--52.

Haley Giles led Teutopolis with a 48 and Casey Willenborg shot a 50.  Also counting for Teutopolis: Ellie Ruholl--53 and Katie Thoele--54.

St. Anthony improved to 10-1 on the fall.