Dowagiac golfers ninth twicePublished 10:47pm Wednesday, August 29, 2012
ALLEGAN — After league-leading Otsego won the first of two Wolverine Conference Jamborees Wednesday, it was time for someone to step up and stop the Bulldog express.
When the league moved from Cheshire to Prairiewood, Plainwell did just that.
Posting the best team score of the season so far, the Trojans knocked off Otsego and kept the title chase to a mere two points.
Plainwell shot 166 on its home course and placed all four of its golfers in the top 10.
Darby Wagner continued maintain her spot atop the individual standings after shooting 36. She was also the medalist at Cheshire with a 40.
Dowagiac finished ninth at both jamborees, keeping the Chieftains from gaining any ground on eighth place South Haven.
Maggie Cripe led Dowagiac at both jamborees, shooting 49 at Cheshire and 51 at Prairiewood.
Haley Smith shot 56 and 53 at the two respective courses, while Kristyn Turner continued her marked improvement shooting 52 and 54.
Freshman Kelsey Smith finished the day with a 65 and a 67.
Wolverine Conference golf
Darby Wagner, Plainwell – 40
Otsego 187, Allegan 191, Plainwell 191, Three Rivers 193, Vicksburg 199, Comstock 201, South Haven 208, Paw Paw 214, Dowagiac 222
Darby Wagner (PL) 40, Michelle Vandenboss (A) 41, Holly Hines (TR) 43, Kera Campbell (O) 45, Abby Stasik (V) 46, Erica Nuyen (O) 47, Aspen Hansen (A) 47, Megan Sims (C) 47, Abbie Losiewski (PL) 47, Alli Krawczak (TR) 47
Haley Smith 56, Maggie Cripe 49, Kristyn Turner 52, Kesley Smith 65
Darby Wagner, Plainwell – 36
Plainwell 166, Otsego 183, Allegan 195, Three Rivers 197, Paw Paw 198, Comstock 198, South Haven 217, Vicksburg 217, Dowagiac 225
Otsego 40, Plainwell 38, Three Rivers 36, Allegan 36m, Vicksburg 21, Comstock 21, Paw Paw 13, South Haven 12, Dowagiac 8
Darby Wagner (PL) 36, Erica Nuyen (O) 42, Sierra Rawleau (PL) 42, Kaitlin O’Connell (PL) 43, Holly Hines (TR) 44, Samantha Hill (PP) 45, Abbie Losiewski (PL) 45, Jessica Overholser (SH) 46, Kera Campbell (O) 46, Kylie Huckil (O) 47, Aspen Hansen (A) 47
Haley Smith 53, Maggie Cripe 51, Kristyn Turner 54, Kelsey Smith 67