Girls' golf meets expectations

By Aungelina Dahm
Executive Sports Editor
|Girl’s golf had one of the most memorable seasons last year. With the first state championship in school history and Allison Walsh winning the girls Class AA individual title, the school has high expectations for this year to come.
The varsity team hosted the Knights invite at MPGC on Wednesday, Aug. 15 against New Trier, Maine South, Stevenson, Glenbrook South and Conant, along with some individuals.
While struggling on the front nine, they came around successful on the back nine, shooting a total of 311 for the day.

Head coach James Hamann predicted New Trier would triumph over them in the final score.
The star players for that particular tournament were juniors Emma Menich and Ally Scaccia who both shot a 76. Menich has already beaten her best score twice, and the team has beaten the school record by 10 in a short amount of time.
However, while having a rough patch in this invite, the Knights defeated all the other teams in both tournaments prior to this one.
On Monday, Aug. 13, the team shot another 311 at the Conant invite. Their total score was 19 shots better than the second place team, Fremd, who had a score of 330. The day after they shot a 322, defeating Loyola at their home course. Even though Loyola is one of the top 10 teams in the state, they finished off with a score of 335.
The path for this season is looking just as good as the last, even if the course becomes a little bumpy along the way.
“Even if we play bad, we all have good motivation as a team.” Menich said.