Sherrard, Rockridge golfers advance to state
Katy and Nikki Schmitt of Sherrard and Jillian Stone of Rockridge advanced to the girls' golf state tournament during the Oct. 12 sectional at Peru St. Bede.
Katy Schmitt and Stone each shot 85, while Nikki Schmitt carded an 89.
Sherrard finished fifth of the 12 teams with a 382. Rockridge shot 402, with Mercer County at 418. Geneseo, Lanark Eastland and Byron advanced to the Oct. 16-17 state tournament at Red Tail Run Golf Course in Decatur.
In the boys' sectional at Hamilton, Trafton Ottig of Rockridge, with a score of 86, was the only area golfer advancing. Mercer County shot a team score of 375, finishing sixth.
Quincy Notre Dame, Pleasant Plains and Rock Island Alleman were the three teams from Hamilton that advanced to the boys' Class A state tournament at Prairie Vista Golf Course in Bloomington.