Marshfield’s Shah finishes second at sixth leg of WVC Girls Golf Tournament
Tigers finish third at Marshfield Country Club
By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD — The Marshfield girls golf team continued its hot finish to the 2017 season with a season-best score of 211 at the sixth leg of the Wisconsin Valley Conference Girls Golf Tournament on Tuesday at Marshfield Country Club.
The Tigers exceeded their previous season-best score, which was set Monday at Stevens Point, by nine shots.
Roma Shah also had a season-best round, shooting a 45 to place second overall for the Tigers. Shah moved into sixth place in the overall individual standings with one meet remaining in the tournament series Monday at Pine Valley Golf Course in Marathon.
Stevens Point wrapped up the conference title with a score of 182. The standings in all six conference meets have been exactly the same with Point finishing first, D.C. Everest second, Marshfield third, and Wisconsin Rapids fourth.
After the completion of the conference tournament, Marshfield will compete at the WIAA Division 1 regional at Stevens Point Country Club on Sept. 27. The top four teams and top four individuals not on those teams move on to the Division 1 sectional at Ridges Golf Course in Wisconsin Rapids on Oct. 2.
Then the top two teams and top three individuals not on those teams qualify for the 2017 WIAA State Girls Golf Tournament at University Ridge Golf Club in Verona on Oct. 9-10.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Wisconsin Valley Conference Girls Golf Tournament
Meet No. 6, Sept. 19, at Marshfield Country Club
Team scores: 1. Stevens Point 182; 2. D.C. Everest 204; 3. Marshfield 211; 4. Wisconsin Rapids 239.
Top 10 and Marshfield finishers: 1. Ally Nickel (SP) 41; 2. Roma Shah (MAR) 45; 3. Abby Nickel (SP) and Jessica Barber (SP) 46; 5. Claire Tomczik (DC) 48; 6. Olivia Fernstaedt (DC) and Kaylee Hintz (SP) 49; 8. Leah Earnest (SP) 50; 9. Isabelle Jensen (MAR), Madison Strangfeld (WR) and Jenny Kehoe (DC) 51; 13. (tie) Morgan Meyer (MAR) 57; 16. Anna Weis (MAR) 58; 19. Leia Linzmeier (MAR) 68.
Overall standings through Meet No. 6 of 7
Team standings: 1. Stevens Point 24; 2. D.C. Everest 18; 3. Marshfield 12; 4. Wisconsin Rapids 6.
Top 10 individuals: 1. Abby Nickel (SP) 39; 2. Jessica Barber (SP) 36; 3. Ally Nickel (SP) 31; 4. Claire Tomczik (DC) 25; 5. Kaylee Hintz (SP) 22; 6. Roma Shah (MAR) 17; 7. Allison Kovatch (SP) 16; 8. Olivia Fernstaedt (DC) 16; 9. Lauren Witvcki (DC) 8; 10. IsabelleJensen (MAR) 7.