Edwardsville's Nicole Johnson Captures Fourth Straight SWC Crown, Sister, Rachel, Third, Redbirds' Kenney Is Sixth
CASEYVILLE - Edwardsville senior Nicole Johnson won her fourth straight Southwestern Conference girls' golf title by shooting a two-day score of three-under-par 141 as O'Fallon won the team championship in the second round of the conference tournament at Caseyville's Fair Oaks Golf Course.
Get The Latest News!
Don't miss our top stories and need-to-know news everyday in your inbox.
The Panthers shot a second-round score of 306 to win the title with a two-day score of 630, with the Tigers shooting a second-round 329 to finish second with a total of 641. Collinsville was third with a two-day score of 766, shooting a 386 for the second round, while Belleville East was fourth with a grand total of 208, with a 402 on Tuesday and Belleville West was fifth with a two-day score of 917, including a 448 in the second round.
Johnson won the individual championship, with Reagan Martin of O'Fallon second with a 149, Johnson's sister Rachel tied for third with the Panthers' Shaylee Ficken, both shooting 151, Valerie Meinkopf of O'Fallon was fifth with a 161.
Addison Kenney of Alton placed sixth at 163, the Lancers' Allison Brown was seventh with a 168, eighth place went to Ava Pace of the Panthers, with a two-day total of 170, in ninth place was Kiley Belobraydic of Collinsville, who shot a 171 and Cale Albertina of the Lancers rounded out the top ten with a two-day score of 174.
To go along with the Johnson sisters, the Tigers saw Ali Geminn shoot a 175, Ruhee Gupchup carded a 176, Alayna Garman had a 180. Emma Holt fired a 185 and Parker Burns had a 215, all for both rounds. Reese McNamara also shot a second-round score of 100.
In addition to Kenney's score, the Redbirds had Samantha Eales with a 221 as their only other two-round score.
Makaylah Harrington had a first-round score of 148, while in the second round, Mackenzie Ingram fired a 118 and Lydia Fite came up with a 131.