Ottawa finishes 8th at Class 2A State Boys Golf Finals, Drake Kaufman places 11th. Lemont earns 4th-place mark; Crystal Lake Central gathers 5th place
The Ottawa golf team has used a team approach to earn this weekend's appearance at the state finals in Normal.
Drake Kaufman's runner-up 72 led the Ottawa Pirates to 2nd at sectional and a berth at state.
Led by medalist Jann Atendido, who shot an even-par 72, IC Catholic Prep's boys golf team won its first sectional title in 40 years at Monday's Class 1A Byron Sectional at Prairieview.
Golfers from Hall, Princeton and St. Bede competed in sectionals Monday
Area golfers will be teeing up for state golf berths at today's sectionals
Led by Alijah Campbell, who shot an 85 for third place individually, the Sandwich girls golf team qualified for sectionals for the third straight season. Plano individuals Faith Malloy, who was fifth with a score of 88, and Kendal Flodstrom both advanced.
The Seneca and Sandwich girls golf teams advanced to Monday's 1Asectional Thursday at The Creek.