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Dowagiac struggles to ninth place finish

Published 10:15pm Wednesday, September 12, 2012

VICKSBURG — After posting its best finish of the season, the Dowagiac golf team struggled to a ninth place finish at the Wolverine Conference Jamboree Wednesday.

The Chieftains shot 242 as a team at Angels Crossing in Vicksburg. They actually tied with South Haven for the eighth spot, but the Rams held the fifth-man tiebreaker.

Three Rivers won the jamboree with a team total of 203. Otsego was second at 204 and Plainwell third at 204. Vicksburg and Allegan rounded out the top five with scores of 213 and 217 respectively.

Hanley Truhn of Vicksburg was the medalist as she shot 41 on her home course.

Dowagiac was led by first-year golfer Kristyn Turner’s 47. It was a career best for Turner for the second day in a row.

Kelsey Smith finished with a 59, Maggie Cripe a 65 and Haley Smith a 71.


Wolverine Conference Jamboree

At Angels Crossing


Hanley Truhn, Vicksburg 41


Team scores

Three Rivers 203, Otsego 204, Plainwell 204, Vicksburg 213, Allegan 217, Comstock 218, Paw Paw 230, South Haven 242, Dowagiac 242


Current standings

Otsego 65, Plainwell 62, Three Rivers 58, Allegan 53, Comstock 36, Vicksburg 34, South Haven 18, Paw Paw 18, Dowagiac 16


Top 10

Hanley Truhn (V) 41, Darby Wagner (PL) 45, Holly Hines (TR) 47, Kristyn Turner (D) 47, Kylie Huckil (O) 49, Abbie Losiewski (PL) 49, Maxine Brown (TR) 50, Michelle Vandenboss (A) 50, Halee Maning (A) 50, Ashlee Stowers (C) 50, Kera Campbell (O) 50, Abby Stasik (V) 50


Dowagiac results

Haley Smith 71, Maggie Cripe 65, Kristyn Turner 47, Kelsey Smith 59

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