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BOONVILLE, Ind.— Mt. Carmel has left its mark in yet another Big 8 Conference sport.
The Lady Aces golf team captured their first-ever Big 8 title Saturday, edging five-time defending champion Jasper by two shots on the Boonville Country Club course.
It is the fourth sport in which Mt. Carmel has won a league crown, joining boys golf, football and girls basketball.
“We never get tired of breaking school records,” said coach Karin Kelsey. “This team will go down in the record books as the first Big 8 Conference champions. The girls just did an incredible job.”

OLNEY, Ill. - The Mt. Carmel Lady Aces won the championship at the 7-team Olney Invitational in a rout Wednesday.
The Lady Aces recorded a team round of 162, which was 21 shots better than second-place Effingham (183). Mattoon finished third (187), followed by Charleston (201), Salem (213) and Paris (260). Oblong did not have enough players for a team score.
There was a three-way tie for team medalist honors. Jordan Keepes, Abbey Leighty and Morgan Tewell all fired rounds of 40 to lead the way. Mallory Raber and Mary Schroeder were next at 42.
Lauren Chappell of Charleston won the tournament with a 37, two shots ahead of Alex Brummer of Effingham. The Mt. Carmel triumverate finished three shots back.
The Lady Aces are now 20-1 on the year. They are idle until next week.

MT. CARMEL—The Mt. Carmel Women’s golf club played “Beat the Pro” Wednesday.
The ladies who beat the pro with handicap were: Marilyn Broster, Judy Donahue, Lynda Deal, Ruth Ann Henager, Faye Rodgers and Karen Barker.

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