NORTHWOOD TOPS, TIGERS SPLIT NLC THREE-WAY

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Written By StaceyPageOnline / Sports on Friday, August 24, 2018

Cybil Stillson hits a shot off the fairway for NorthWood during the Warsaw Invitational last weekend. Stillson fired a 2-under 34 to lead the Lady Panthers Thursday. (File photo by James Costello)

NAPPANEE — NorthWood’s girls golf team moved to 4-0 in the Northern Lakes Conference with a pair of wins over visiting Warsaw and Goshen Thursday at McCormick Creek.

Freshman Cybil Stillson fired a 2-under-par 34 with birdies on 4 and 8 to capture medalist honors. MacKenzie Weaver and Abby Slabaugh both shot 43, and Delaney Davis turned in a 47 as Wood carded a 167 team score. Kirsten Schrock’s 54 was the Lady Panthers’ fifth score.

The Tigers split the meet, meanwhile, with a 185 to Goshen’s season-best 239.

Madelyn Ray shot 43 to lead the Tigers for the second straight night. Izzy Ray turned in a 46, and Grayson Kilburn and Julia Hildebrand both carded 48. Miriam Hagg shot 50 for Warsaw’s throw-away score.

Goshen was led by Olivia Lehr’s 53 followed by Mckenna Cripe’s 58. Cat Hoover shot 60, Lauren Murphy carded 68, and Estella Borden turned in a 74.

NorthWood’s JV also topped the standings in its meet Thursday with a 189 to Warsaw’s 218.

Leading the Panthers JV was Makenna Gall with a 43. Marie Frazzetta paced Warsaw’s JV with a 52.

NorthWood’s varsity improved to 7-0 overall and 4-0 in conference play. Warsaw moved to 8-2 on the season and 2-1 in the NLC.

Both teams will play in the Hall of Fame Classic Saturday at Sandy Pines in Demotte. Start time is 2 p.m. ET.

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