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Traverse City West wins Division 1, Seaholm wins D2

By: Tom Markowski, October 17, 2015, 7:54 pm



Allendale – Traverse City West trailed Rochester by five strokes after Friday’s first round then came back to shoot a 337 to tie Rochester and West won on the fifth player tie-breaker to win the Division 1 girls golf championship on Saturday at The meadows on the campus of Grand Valley State.

Each team shot a 685 total.

Rochester shot 343 on Friday and led Bloomfield Hills by two strokes. Rochester shot 342 on Saturday and Bloomfield Hills came in with a 347 to finish second at 692. Troy finished third with a 693.

Julia Dean of Brighton was medalist as the junior shot 155. Freshman Anika Dy of Traverse City West finished a shot behind in second.

   Lauren Ingle of Rochester Hills Stoney Creek and Moyea Russell of Lake Orion tied for third at 158.


Division 2


Birmingham Seaholm led by two strokes after Friday’s first round Birmingham Seaholm and won the state easily with a 664 total at Bedford Valley Golf Course in Battle Creek. Midland Dow was second with a score of 677.
South Lyon placed second at 692, Okemos was fourth at 706, St. Joseph placed fifth at 712.
Karina VanDuinen of Muskegon Reeths-Puffer earned medalist honors with a 156.

Stephanie Carras of Midland Dow was second with a 158 and Jordan Michalak of Seaholm shot a two-round total of 159 to place third.


Division 3

   At East Lansing Spring Lake blew away the field with a 661 total to win the title at Forest Akers West Course.
   Goodrich placed second at 731, Bloomfield Hills Cranbrook Kingswood was third at 733, Detroit Country Day was fourth at 735 and Warren Reginawas fifth at 747.

   Anna Kramer of Spring Lake earned medalist honors with a 154.
   Olivia Reed of Carleton Airport placed second three strokes behind Kramer.        Kayla Krueger of Spring Lake was third at 158 and Danielle Staskowski of Pontiac Notre Dame Prep was fourth with a 159.

Division 4
  In what was a two-team race, Kalamazoo Hackett, which trailed by three strokes after Friday’s first round, edged Macomb Lutheran North, 684 to 693 to win the title.
   Frankenmuth was third at 722 and Livonia Ladywood was fourth at 725.

   Nichole Cox of Maple City Glen Lake was medalist with a 150, six strokes better than Meg Watkins of Frankenmuth who placed second.

   Naomi Keyte of Hackett was third with a 158. Serena Nguyen of Lutheran North was fourth with a 162 and Madi Reed of Hillsdale Academy was fifth with a 163.