Dowagiacs turn in best performance of the year

Published 9:39 am Thursday, September 17, 2015

CENTREVILLE — The Dowagiac golf team turned in its best performance of the season as it finished sixth at the Wolverine Conference Jamboree at Island Hills hosted by Sturgis Wednesday.

The Chieftains shot a season best 240.

Host Sturgis was the jamboree winner with a 186, which was 17 strokes better than runner-up South Haven, which shot 203.

The Trojan’s Jessica Griffieon shot 44 to earn medalist honors.

Dowagiac senior Kelsey Smith shot 50 to earn a spot in the individual top 10 Wednesday. The Chieftains also got a 59 from Luda Dickson-French.

“We had our best outing of the year and we can still do better,” Dowagiac coah Bob Turner said. “Both of our third and fourth players have shot much better than shoes scores, so it is possible to shoot better if everyone has a good day at the same time.”



At Island Hills


Jessica Griffieon, Sturgis — 44


Team Scores

Sturgis 186, South Haven 203, Plainwell 216, Otsego 217, Allegan 221, Dowagiac 240, Vicksburg 246, Three Rivers 248


Team Standings

Sturgis 52, Plainwell 49, Otsego 43, South Haven 33, Allegan 33, Three Rivers 20, Dowagiac 12, Vicksburg 11


Individual Top 10

Jessica Griffieon (S) 44, Maddie Tran (PL) 46, Katie Horn (S) 46, Emilee Lemmer (SH) 47, Courtney O’Brien (S) 47, Erin Taylor (TR) 47, Nikki Munjoy (SH) 49, Taylor Clark (S) 49, Abby Owens (O) 50, Anna Southwick (A) 50, Kelsey Smith (D) 50


Dowagiac Results

Kelsey Smith 50, Luda Dickson-French 59, Alyssa Allen 64, Ally Hale 67, Becca Fletcher 73