Golf

Foxes top Aces by six shots

MCLEANSBORO, Ill.—Mt. Carmel boys golf coach John White hopes his team was looking ahead to the 36-team, 36-hole Mattoon Invitational on Friday and Saturday.
Wednesday, his Aces lost to Hamilton County by six shots, in what White termed “a disappointing match.”
Only Bridger Kolb fired a sub-40 round for the Aces, with a 36. No one else was close.
The Foxes won with a team score of 159 to Mt. Carmel’s 165.
Evan Thread fired a 42, Nick Deisher a 43 and Blake Golden a 44 to count for the Aces. Blake Stipp and Dawson Brown both shot 46s.

Men's and Women's Clubs play rounds Wednesday

MT.CARMEL — Both the Mt. Carmel Men’s Club and the Women’s Club played rounds of gross and net Wednesday.
In the women’s game, Linda Deal recorded a five-shot in the gross score division, with a round of 41. Judy Donahue was second at 46.
In the net division, Mary Lee Hicks took the round with a 33, good for a three-shot win over Judy Williams.
The men’s round was played Wednesday afternoon. In the gross division, Jared Paddick won with a round of 31. Tucker Guisewite was two shots back at 33, followed by Ryan Jenner at 35.
In the net division, former Golden Aces golf coach Ron Weisgerber carded a 31, good for a one-shot win over Jody Smith and Matt Schrader, who tied at 32.

Women's Club scrambles

MT. CARMEL — The  Mt. Carmel Women’s Club played a scramble for their weekly round Wednesday
There were two divisions — stroke and net. The team of Marsha Gritton, Joetta Briggs, Doris Haase and Helen Harris won the stroke division.
There was a tie for the top spot in the net division.
The team of Mary Lee Hicks, Faye Rodgers and Judy Brewster Williams tied with Karen Barker, Marilyn Broster, Barb Stock and Jan Workman.
Barker also won the chip-in.

Seaton now owns career grand slam

MT. CARMEL — Never mind that Christian Seaton is just now entering his second year at John A. Logan College. He was already within one win of completing a career grand slam of the major tournaments at the Mt. Carmel Golf Course.
Until Sunday.
Seaton, the ex-Golden Aces star who was a member of the 2010 IHSA Class 1A state championship squad, teamed with incoming Logan freshman jKody Rendleman to win the last major to elude him, the Two-Man Shamble.
The duo fired a 36-hole total of 124, good for a one-shot win over two of Seaton’s former Hilltop teammates, Tucker Guisewite and Chase Witsman.
“I told Kody that this is the only tournament I haven’t won at Mt. Carmel. I was tired of losing,” said Seaton. “I finally got it.”

Shamble tournament underway

MT. CARMEL — The team of Ryan Bobbitt and Chase Emge has won the last two Shamble golf championships. For the rest of the field, it has been utter chaos trying to dethrone them.
The tandem will try to make it three in a row and four out of the last five when Mt. Carmel’s third major championship begins with first-round play Saturday.

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