On Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 5, the Lady Lion golfers (14-3) traveled to Winding Branch golf course in Cambridge City to take on Lincoln and Shenandoah. The Lady Lions fired a 200 which was their 2nd best performance of the season. They were led by Emma Tressler who earned medalist honors with a 44. Coming in 3rd was Claire Waits who shot her season-best 9-hole round of 48. Taking 5th place was Megan Alexander with a 53. Finishing 6th and firing her season-best of 55 was Abby Hill. Rounding out the scoring for Rushville was Lauren Megee with 57. Heaven Denney shot 65 in a JV role. Shenandoah shot 222 and Lincoln had just three players.
Thursday the team hosted Franklin County at Antler Pointe in a match that was rescheduled due to weather. The Lady Wildcats got the win with a final score of 169-214. Medalist honors went to Nicole Mears, shooting 36. The Lions were led by Tressler with 48, followed by Alexander at 50, Megee at 57, Denney at 59 and Hill at 61.
Saturday the Lions traveled to Greensburg Country Club for the EIAC tournament. The girls turned in their best 18-hole performance of the season, shooting a team score of 401 to give them 4th place of the 8 teams. Tressler and Waits shot 90 and 95, respectively, and both earned All-Conference honors. Alexander shot 103, Megee a new PR of 113 and Hill also a new PR of 119. Ava South of Batesville (winners with 321) shot 70 to repeat as conference champ. FC was runner-up.
The Lady Lions closed out the regular season against North Decatur Monday at Antler Pointe. The Lady Lions came out with a victory 216-258. They were led by Tressler who earned medalist honors – for the 8th time this year - with a 47. Alexander finished 2nd with 51. Waits, in her last 9-hole match as a Lady Lion, finished 3rd with 58. Megee took 4th with 60. Hill finished 5th with 61. Denney shot 69 in a JV role.
Next up is sectional at The Links Golf Club in New Palestine Monday.