Southern Girls Golfers Place Fourth in Conference After Winning County Title



CHAMPS: The Southern Regional girls golfing group celebrates with components right after successful the Ocean County Event workforce title on April 19. From left are Julie Simms, Mary Kate Reilly, Julia Joannides, Madelyn Beirne, Megan Caputo and Erica Scheinberg. (Equipped Photo)
The Southern Regional ladies golfing crew finished its best 7 days in method background Monday.
Soon after capturing the Ocean County Tournament group title at Sea Watch Golfing Club on April 19, the Rams on April 26 traveled to Leaping Brook Region Club in Neptune to not only take on the Shore Conference’s most effective, but also fight versus some tough winds and interesting temperatures.
“It felt far more like January than late April,” stated mentor Jeff Reilly, whose squad tied for fourth over-all with a group score of 500. “The study course is challenging, with really quick greens that are elevated and wind-exposed. The general tournament scores ended up appreciably larger for all players because of to the severe situations. I’m pretty happy of the way the women competed. They really hung in there for the whole round and tried using to enjoy their greatest.”
Junior Mary Kate Reilly completed 15th total on the leader board, carding an 18-gap spherical of 113. Senior Julia Joannides returned to the clubhouse with a 124, when junior Megan Caputo sent a 130, freshman Madelyn Beirne finished with a 133, and senior Erica Scheinberg scored a 140.
Trinity Hall won the team title with a 427, whilst Wall concluded 2nd at 464, and Holmdel completed with a 495. Southern tied with Colts Neck, and it was the highest SCT finish for the Rams in the team’s background.
A 7 days previously, the Rams took on the rain, wind and cold as perfectly as the county’s ideal at the par-71 study course in Absecon and won their initially-ever county crown with a group rating of 344. Reilly finished 2nd over-all with a 104, although Beirne carded a 106 to place fourth in the standings, Joannides took the ninth place with 115, and Caputo tied for 12th with 119. Julie Simms recorded a 127 and placed 20th.
“We have a wonderful group of girls,” stated the coach. “I’m hopeful they will perform well more than the subsequent couple months. The goal is to earn our division and qualify as a team for the point out sectional event in May. It will take some function, but the women are able of acquiring both equally targets.”
In basic, it was an fantastic 7 days for girls golfing. Moreover Southern’s accomplishment, Barnegat fared perfectly in equally the county and conference tournaments, and Pinelands’ Grace Klements had a stellar week, successful the county personal title with a 93, then a week afterwards at Leaping Brook carded a 102 to spot eighth in the Shore.
In the meantime, the Barnegat women placed next behind Southern in Ocean County – the to start with time the Bengals have placed among the best two in their record. Freshman Yasmeen Mahummad completed seventh general with a 114, although junior Kira Pokluda swiped 10th with 117 and junior Olivia Maschi tied for 12th with 119. Junior Maura Glines tied for 15th with 121 as effectively.
In Monday’s SCT, Barnegat put seventh as a crew with a rating of 530 – the initial time in application background it concluded among the top 10. Mahummad completed 14th with 112 to guide the way.
— David Biggy
biggy@thesandpaper.net

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