A-J boys’ golf team wins title
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School boys’ golf team won the championship at the Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference Mississippi Division tournament played at the Hickory Ridge Golf Course in Carbondale Tuesday, Sept. 29.
A-J 341, Nashville 349, Carterville 361, Pinckneyville 384, Du Quoin 386, Sparta 413.
“We finally knocked Nashville off after about 11 years,” A-J golf coach Brandon Bierstedt said. “We’re finally getting over the hump. It’s been pretty exciting and has been a good year.”
Luke Lasley won medalist honors with a score of 69 to lead the Wildcats.
Gavin Osman was next for A-J with a 6th place finish with 85. Kamden Richardson finished 10th with 92.
Other Wildcats finishers were Nick Hannan with 95, followed by Hayden Ralls 107 and Timothy Plott 111.
In other A-J boys’ golf action:
Carbondale 161, Marion 162, A-J 173: Lasley led the Wildcats with 35 in the loss at the Kokopelli Golf Course in Marion Monday, Sept. 28.
Richardson was next for A-J with 45, followed by Osman 47, Hannan 48, Ralls 50 and Plott 51.
The A-J boys, 12-7 overall, played earlier this week at the West Frankfort regional.