Prep Sports

Golf: John Wild, Glenbard West in fourth place after first day of state tournament

Oklahoma State recruit John Wild shot a 2-under par 70 to put him two shots back of the lead in a five-way tie for fourth place, leading Glenbard West to fourth place after one day at the Class 3A state golf tournament at The Den at Fox Creek in Bloomington.

New Trier and Glenbrook North both shot a 282 team score to take the lead in the team race, with Prospect (293) in third followed by Glenbard West (298), Hinsdale Central (299) and Barrington (299). Lyons Township’s Wyatt Kartheiser shot a 72 and is tied for 14th and Glenbard West’s Grant Roscich shot a 1-over and is tied for 20th.

At the Class 2A boys state tournament Wheaton Academy’s Sam Dykema shot a 4-under par to put him one shot back of leader Cy Norman of Benton, with the Warriors’ team currently in third place, six shots back of leader Benton. Hinsdale South’s Billy Gneiser is tied for fourth at even par. Lemont’s team is tied for eighth.

IC Catholic Prep, which earlier this week won its first sectional title in 40 years, shot a team score of 306 and is four shots back of team leader Vandalia in the Class 1A boys state tournament. IC Catholic’s Jann Atendido shot a 72 and is tied for fourth, two shots back of the lead.

At the Class 2A girls state tournament Hinsdale Central is in fourth place at 314 behind Barrington (296), Stevenson (302) and Loyola (306).

Hinsdale Central freshman Elyssa Abdullah shot a 1-over par 73 to tie for seven, three shots back of first-round leader Mia Natividad of Yorkville.

At the Class 1A girls state tournament St. Francis shot a team score of 342 and is sitting in fifth place behind team leader Mt. Carmel (302), Marquette (309), Latin (333) and St. Viator (338). St. Francis’ sophomore Emmy Hollarbush shot a 77 and is tied for 16th.

Joshua  Welge

Joshua Welge

I am the Sports Editor for Kendall County Newspapers, the Kane County Chronicle and Suburban Life Media, covering primarily sports in Kendall, Kane, DuPage and western Cook counties. I've been covering high school sports for 24 years. I also assist with our news coverage.