GHS represented in Class 2A Golf Sectionals

Both the boys and girls golf teams took part in sectional play Monday night, it was tough competition and neither team advanced to state – but a few individuals will move on.

At the girls Class 2A Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin Sectional it was O’Fallon taking the top spot shooting a 321.

Normal University would come in second with 334 while Sacred Heart-Griffin took third with 336.

Galesburg came in 10 combining for 394.

Kirsten Osborn carded a 76 for Galesburg while Matilyn Sanders who shot an 83. Both girls will move on to the state competition.


On the boys side of the Class 2A Sectionals in Champaign, Galesburg combined for a 343 – placing tenth.

Champaign Central, took the top spot shooting 302 while Normal University came in second with 304 and Morton third with 309.

Unfortunately for the Silver Streaks the competition was tough and no Streaks placed in the top eleven – so no players will be advancing.

Lucas Watson tied for 26th shooting an 81, while Owen Hawkins tied for 44th with 84.


The Carl Sandburg College men’s golf team is headed back to the NJCAA Division II National Championship.

The Chargers edged Lake County by one stroke to finish second in the Region IV tournament Saturday at Senica’s Oak Ridge and punch their ticket to nationals. Sandburg held on to grab the second and final team qualifier spot after taking a seven-stroke lead into the final round of the 54-hole tournament.

The Chargers shot for a 957 total, while Lake County’s third-round left the Lancers at 958. Black Hawk won the tournament with a 901 total.

Chargers sophomore Ryan Hansen, an individual qualifier for nationals last season, led Sandburg with an eighth-place finish after shooting 232 for the tournament to earn All-Region IV honors for the second straight year.

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