After winning the NLC title and finishing Sectional runners-up, the Girls’ Golf Team will be participating in the IHSAA East Noble Regional at NobleHawk Golf Links in Kendallville on Saturday.
The Regional Field consists of 18 teams and 18 qualifying individuals from 6 different IHSAA Sectionals (Angola, East Noble, Penn, Warsaw, Norwell, and Huntington North)
The ladies will begin their quest for a 3rd State Finals berth in the last 5 years as a team by starting on the 10th tee with Manchester and Carroll (FW). IHSGCA #5 ranked Homestead is the top ranked team in the field, while Fort Wayne Dwenger and Dekalb are ranked #13 and #15, respectively. The expected lineup for NorthWood on Saturday and their tee times are:
#1 Mackenzie Weaver 10:36 AM
#2 Madison Richner 10:28 AM
#3 Abby Slabaugh 10:20
#4 Makenna Gall 10:12
#5 Hope Cripe 10:04
Admission is free for spectators.
The top 3 teams and the top 5 individuals on non-advancing teams will move on to the IHSAA State Finals at Prairie View Golf Club in Carmel on September 30th and October 1st.
Historical items of note:
- This is the Panthers 7th straight IHSAA East Noble Regional Appearance and 9th in the last 10 years.
- NorthWood’s best regional finish: 2nd, twice, 2013 and 2015 (both at NobleHawk)
- NorthWood’s best regional score: 325 (2015 at NobleHawk)