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The Colfax/Elk Mound girls’ golfers conference win streak is over.
After winning the first five CloverCroix Conference meets this season, Bloomer snapped the locals dominance with a victory on its home course September 11. The Blackhawks then won their second straight conference competition three days later at the Whispering Pines Golf Course in Cadott. Colfax/Elk Mound finished second in both CloverCroix meets.
In between those two conference competitions, Colfax/Elk Mound took on a strong Tomah team in match play at the Wild Ridge Golf Course in Eau Claire on Tuesday, September 12. Tomah prevailed by 29 strokes in the 18-hole dual.
C/EM enters the final week of regular-season play still holding a sizable advantage in the conference standings. The final two nine-hole CloverCroix meets were held Monday and Tuesday, September 18 and 19 in Osseo and Mondovi, respectively. The Lake Hallie Golf Course will once again host the 18-hole conference tournament this Thursday, September 21 with play slated to begin at 9 a.m.
WIAA Division 2 regional play will be held next Wednesday, September 27 at Cadott’s Whispering Pines. Sectional play is slated for Monday, October 2 at Prescott’s Clifton Highlands.
CloverCroix Meet #6
The Colfax/Elk Mound girls’ golf team were beaten for the first time in conference play Monday afternoon, September 11 by Bloomer in the sixth CloverCroix Conference match of the season which was held at the Bloomer Memorial Golf Course.
Taking advantage of its home course, Bloomer used a steady attack to win their first conference match of the season led by senior Kaitlyn Bohl, who shot a 4-over-par 40 for the Blackhawks. Bohl remains in second place in the overall all-conference standings for the season behind Colfax/Elk Mound sophomore Belle Kongshaug, who was the match medalist again Monday, shooting a 1-over-par 37 to claim her sixth straight individual victory in conference play to open the season.
Selena Clickner posted the second-best score for Colfax/Elk Mound, finishing eighth overall with a 55. Gabi Amble (58), Anne Baier (61) and Isabelle Baier (70) rounded out the varsity team Monday.
Colfax/Elk Mound’ team score of 211 was just seven strokes shy of Bloomer’s winning score of 204 on a windy day in Bloomer.
In junior varsity action, Colfax senior Josie Seehaver posted her best score of the season, shooting a 53 to finish second overall behind Bloomer’s Camryn Yeakey. Abby Werner (62) and Elizabeth Wisemiller (64) completed the roster for Colfax/Elk Mound in the JV event.
Dual with Tomah
In a dual golf meet with Tomah last Tuesday, September 12 at the Wild Ridge Golf Course in Eau Claire, the Colfax/Elk Mound girls were beaten by Tomah.
Tomah finished with a score of 386 in the 18-hole meet while Colfax/Elk Mound scored a 415.
Sophomore Belle Kongshaug was the top individual finisher with a score of 79.
The next three spots, however, went to Tomah players Karma Hasselberger (82), Cadence Scholze (94) and Rylee Fritz (101).
Colfax/Elk Mound senior Selena Clickner and sophomore Gabi Amble both finished in a three-way tie for fifth place with scores of 109. Rounding out the scoring for the local team were senior Josie Seehaver with a 118 good for ninth place, senior Anne Baier shot a 127 to take tenth and sophomore Isabelle Baier carded a 133 and placed 11th.
CloverCroix Meet #7
After beating Colfax/Elk Mound by seven strokes in a conference meet on its home course three days prior, Bloomer was able to edge C/EM in a second straight CloverCroix meet hosted by Stanley-Boyd at Whispering Pines Thursday, September 14.
Bloomer finished with a score of 210 in the seventh CloverCroix competition of the season while Colfax/Elk Mound placed second with a 213. Mondovi was a distant third with a 278 and host Stanley-Boyd took fourth with a 291.
Elk Mound sophomore Belle Kongshaug continued her conference win streak after shooting a 38 to win the nine-hole competition. Bloomer’s sister duo of Kaitlyn and Aubrie Bohl tied for second place with 48s.
Gabi Amble finished sixth for Colfax/Elk Mound after shooting a 57, Isabelle Baier and Selena Clickner tied for tenth with 59s and teammate Anna Baier was a stroke back in 12th position.