Tigers, Spartans clash on the golf course

The Northwestern Tigers girls golf team beat the Superior Spartans 196-206 Wednesday, Aug. 26 at Nemadji Golf Course.

Sophomore Ali Raboin anchored the Tigers with a score of 43, followed by McKenzie Tuura with 47. Clair Jarman and Reese Smith both shot 53, while Katie Rylie shot a non-counting 55.

Junior Keely Morehouse led the Spartans with a score of 43. Teammate Kaylee Baker shot a 56, followed by Emma Cooper with 57, Brooklyn Burger with 60, and Chesie McGlaughlin with a non-counting 61.

Raboin and Morehouse were the meet’s co-medalists.

Northwestern’s Claire Jarman tees off on the par three fifth hole of the North Course at Nemadji Golf Course in Superior Wednesday morning, Aug. 26. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)

Superior’s Keely Morehouse watches her putt on the second hole of the North Course at Nemadji Golf Course Wednesday morning, Aug. 26. The Spartans played a match with the Northwestern Tigers. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)

Superior’s Keely Morehouse watches her putt on the second hole of the North Course at Nemadji Golf Course Wednesday morning, Aug. 26. The Spartans played a match with the Northwestern Tigers. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)

Superior’s Emma Cooper chips onto the green on the second hole of the North Course at Nemadji Golf Course in Superior Wednesday, Aug. 26. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)

Superior’s Emma Cooper chips onto the green on the second hole of the North Course at Nemadji Golf Course in Superior Wednesday, Aug. 26. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)

Wednesday’s meet was the Spartans’ second of the season. They beat Luck-Unity-Frederic Co-op 216-235 on Friday, Aug. 21 in Frederic.

Morehouse led the Spartans with a score of 42. Cooper shot a 51 to finish second. Callery and Burger shot 59 and 64, respectively, and Lily Walrath shot a non-counting 67.

Morehouse bettered her score on the course by 11 shots over the previous year, coach Ed Willie said.

The team includes 14 students this year, with juniors Morehouse, Cooper and Walrath serving as captains, Willie said.

“It was so nice to be outside competing after such a long spring and summer of uncertainty … However, our goal this year is to take everything one day at a time,” he said.

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