Hillsboro Indians boys and girls golf teams continue successful seasons


By Ryan Applegate - rapplegate@aimmedianetwork.com



The Hillsboro Lady Indians golf team traveled to Jackson for the first time on Wednesday defeating the Lady Ironmen by a score of 176 – 244. The victory improved the team to 14 – 14 overall on the season and a perfect 5 – 0 in Frontier Athletic Conference (FAC) matches.

Leading the way again for the Lady Indians was match medalist Kristin Jamieson who carded a two over par 36. Emily Loudin shot a personal best 39, Larkyn Parry had a 49 also a personal best, and Abby Myers rounded out the scoring for Hillsboro with a 52.

Madi Stratton and Mallory Parsons also performed well for the Lady Indians as each golfer finished with a 53.

The Lady Ironmen were led by Kyleigh Phillips who shot a 49, Zoe Ruckel with a 63, Allison Moore and Kylie DeFoy both finished with identical scores of 66.

Jackson was also represented by Kira Mullens with a 66 and Marcie McCorkle with a 68.

Hillsboro head coach Dave Hilliard was impressed by the team on Wednesday, “Really great effort by our kids considering we had never been on the course before! Emily and Larkyn both had personal bests and Kristin just keeps playing great golf.”

On Tuesday the Hillsboro Indians golf team hosted the Chillicothe Cavaliers at the Elks Golf Course and came away with a 200 – 237 victory.

The Indians were led by match medalist Will Kiefer who had a 44, Gabe MyCroft who shot a 49, Gavin Puckett with a 42, and Hayden Miller who carded a 55 to help the Indians to victory.

Hillsboro was also represented well by Lawton Parry with a 61 and Ryan Harless who finished with a 66.

Indians head coach Nathan Boatman is pleased with his team so far this season, “Our golfers are shooting lower than they have previously. They have been working on their game and it shows in the improvement they have made this season.”

The Lady Indians will have a lengthy break between matches as their next scheduled match is September 13 against FAC rival the Miami Trace Panthers at the Elks Golf Course in Hillsboro.

The boys’ team will travel to Jackson on Thursday night to take on the Ironmen in an FAC match-up.

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By Ryan Applegate

rapplegate@aimmedianetwork.com