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Manchester girls take 3rd at Huntington invitational

By The Paper staff

Manchester’s girls golf team finished third on Wednesday at the Huntington North Invitational.

Northfield finished eighth, while Wabash finished 10th.

For Manchester, Kelsey Eichenauer shot an 85, followed by Samantha Kissell’s 87. Lydia Little shot 93, while Madyson Ulrey and Cora Barnett each shot 100.

Bella Carrillo led Wabash with 99. Lindsey Mattern shot 112, Halle Miller shot 116 and Kylie Carmichael shot 127.

Also on Wednesday, the Southwood Lady Knights finished sixth at the Caston Invitational. Because the team has just two golfers, it cannot post a team score.

However, Katie Spring placed second at the invitational, shooting a 95, and Chloe Kendall finished third with a 103. Kendall’s performance featured her first-ever birdie during competition.

On Thursday, Southwood traveled to Madison-Grant for a match against the Argyles at Walnut Creek Golf Facility.

Spring shot a 46, while Kendall shot a 64.

Madison-Grant’s Gabby Rahrar was the medalist with a 44.

On Tuesday, the Lady Squires finished fifth at the Penn Invitational, shooting a 389.

“We improved overall by 34 strokes in this invite,” coach Joshua Troyer noted.

Eichenauer shot a 93, while Kissell fired a 96 and Little had a 99. Ulrey shot 101, while Barnett shot 116.

On Monday, Manchester finished fourth at the Homestead Invitational shooting 360.

Kissell led Manchester with an 88, followed by Eichenauer with 90 and Ulrey and Little each with a 91. Barnett shot a 98.

Posted on 2017 Aug 08