Hornettes Win Conference Championship

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Hornettes Win

Conference Championship

The Nashville Hornettes girls golf team won the SIRR Mississippi Division Conference Championship Tuesday September 20. From left to right: Rachael Kell, Sara Guetersloh, Brooke Bartling, Jordan Stiegman, Hope Reuter, and Jill Guetersloh.

As the season comes to a close, the Nashville Hornettes golf team has continued their great play. The Hornettes picked up the Southern Illinois River to River Conference Mississippi Division title, as well as a victory in their final home meet of the season. The Hornettes are getting close to the Regional, on October 5. The Hornettes will play in the Trico (Campbell Hill) Regional at Jackson County Country Club.

The Hornettes dominated the SIRR Conference Tournament as they won the Mississippi Division by 35 strokes over second place Pinckneyville. Last year, Pinckneyville won by just three strokes. The Hornettes finished with a score of 353, which also would have won the Ohio Division. Anna-Jonesboro was third and Carterville was fourth in the Misssissippi Division. The Hornettes finished with five of the top ten scores in the Mississippi Division. Avery Rea from Carterville finished first overall with a 79, but Nashville brought home the fourth, sixth, seventh, eighth, and ninth overall scores in the Mississippi Division. Sara guetersloh finished with a 84 to lead Nashville in the tournament, followed by Rachael Kell with a 88, Jill Guetersloh with a 90, Jordan Stiegman with a 91, and Hope Rueter with a 93. Brooke Bartling finished with a 103, which was thirteenth overall in the Mississippi Division.

The Hornettes next match was the final match at Nashville Municipal Golf Course this season against Freeburg. The Hornettes came out on top on Senior Day. Every member of the Hornettes played on senior day. Nashville scored a 164, while Freeburg scored a 232. Kell led Nashville with a 38, followed by Sara Guetersloh with a 40, Jill Guetersloh with a 41, Bartling with a 42, Stiegman with a 44, Rueter with a 46 and Shaelin Heiman with a 51.

The Hornettes have one more varsity tournament on Thursday at the Edwardsville Gary Bair Invitational, before they play in the Regional.