Eagle Creek tough on sectional golfers

HORTONVILLE, Wis. – Crandon edged Marinette St. Thomas Aquinas Academy by three strokes to win the WIAA Division 3 golf sectional Wednesday at Eagle Creek Golf Course.

The Cardinals edged the Cavaliers 363-366 for first place and both will advance to the state meet June 9-10 at University Ridge in Madison. Weyauwega-Fremont was next in the sectional standings at 367.

Nolan Wolberg of Iola Scandinavia earned medalist with an 80, two shots better than Michael Schmidt of Saint Thomas Aquinas.

Thomas VanZile, 86, and Sam Belland, 87, led Crandon.

In area individual results, Blake Elias of Wausaukee shot a 93; Alex Whitt, Pembine, 106; Joey Coppens, Niagara, 116, and Mike Sword, Florence, 117.

“Tough day, tough course,” summed up Florence Coach Tom Beck.