The Newark Norsemen who co-op with Serena in boys golf just missed advancing their team to the Sectional as they finished in 4th place at the St. Bede Regional in Class 1A. The regional was played at Spring Creek Golf Course in Spring Valley.
Several area golfers advanced as individuals including Connor Baker from Newark-Serena. Baker shot an 89 on the day and helped secure his trip to the sectional with a 30 foot birdie on 18. Chad Baker Head Coach for Newark said “Survival is the only way to describe it.” Coach Baker also happens to be Connor’s dad.
Noah Sommerville of Aurora Christian had the best score among area competitors with an 82. RJ McCoy from Indian Creek advanced with an 85, Tyler Jansen from Somonauk is headed to the sectional as he shot a 90, Ryan Behrens from Hinckley-Big Rock HS advanced as well with a 91 and Kaden Hultgren from Parkview Christian Academy heads to the sectional with a 92.
The Class 1A Sectional will be held at Park Hills Golf Course in Freeport on Monday, October 14th. Good luck to all of our area qualifiers.