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Niles golfers third again at jamboree

Published 9:22pm Monday, August 27, 2012

BENTON HARBOR — The Niles golf team showed improvement from its season opener, but still could not move out of third place at the second Big 16 Conference West Division Jamboree.

St. Joseph made it two straight victories as it shot 176. Lakeshore was second at 234 and Niles third at 252.

Mattawan and Benton Harbor rounded out the order of finish at 275 and 299 respectively.

“They improved,” Niles coach Dan Palmer said. “Their short game was better because they practiced that. We picked up a couple of shots on Lakeshore and we pulled away from Mattawan by a couple, so we are moving in the right direction.”

Sarah Cramer led the Vikings with a 60. Abby Mattson and Katie Holmes both shot 61, while Ele Hein shot 68 and Ryan Hinegardner shot 69.

Morgan Cook finished with an 80.


Big 16 West Division Jamboree

At Berrien Hills


Team scores

St. Joseph 176, Lakeshore 234, Niles 252, Mattawan 275, Benton Harbor 299


Niles results

Sarah Cramer 60, Abby Mattson 61, Ele Hein 68, Katie Holmes 61, Ryan Hinegardner 69, Morgan Cook 80

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