Game Summaries & Headlines.
COLUMBUS, Ind. – Sophomore Ella Wilks recorded an even-par 36 on Monday (Aug. 12), leading the Columbus North girls golf team to a 153-184 victory over Perry Meridian in a dual match at Harrison Lake Country Club.
Senior Annie Anderson added a 37 and junior Nathaly Munnicha carded a 38 for the Bull Dogs in their season-opening dual match on HLCC’s back nine. Junior Yestika Nischol completed CN’s top four with a 42, while sophomore Macy Euler tallied a 43 and sophomore Gwen Anderson had a 45.
Freshman Ritisha Rashmil shot a 62 and freshman Natalie Cross had a 67 to round out the Bull Dogs’ lineup.
Freshman Anna Kavanaugh paced the Falcons with a 42. Sophomore Olivia Lusch chipped in a 43, while junior Claire Sampson tallied a 49 and sophomore Tanisha Downer had a 50.
Wilks’ 36 was a high school career best; her best nine-hole score as a freshman was a 41 against Columbus East. The Bull Dogs’ 153 team score was its best since a 146-178 victory over Greensburg in September 2017.
Columbus North returns to action at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday (Aug. 14) when it faces Jennings County at St. Anne’s Golf Course in North Vernon. The Bull Dogs take part in the Zionsville Invitational on Saturday (Aug. 17) at the Golf Club of Indiana in Lebanon.
AT HARRISON LAKE COUNTRY CLUB
Team scores: Columbus North 153, Perry Meridian 184
Medalist: Ella Wilks (CN) 36.
Other CN scores: Annie Anderson 37, Nathaly Munnicha 38, Yestika Nischol 42, Macy Euler 43, Gwen Anderson 45, Ritisha Rashmil 62, Natalie Cross 67.
Perry Meridian scores: Anna Kavanaugh 42, Olivia Lusch 43, Claire Sampson 49, Tanisha Downer 50, Marissa Travis 57, Julia Garman 64, Elise Davis 65, Ha’ani Hurst 66.
IHSGCA POLL (Aug. 11, 2019)
1, Evansville North; 2, Homestead; 3, Westfield; 4, Carmel; 5, Zionsville; 6, Columbus North; 7, NorthWood; 8 (tie), Brownsburg and Crown Point; 10, Culver Academy; 11, Penn; 12, Evansville Memorial; 13, Franklin; 14 (tie), Hamilton Southeastern and Noblesville; 16, Center Grove; 17, Guerin Catholic; 18, Lake Central; 19, Floyd Central; 20, Valparaiso. Honorable mention: Northridge, Bedford North Lawrence, Concord, Fort Wayne Dwenger, Kokomo, Lafayette Jeff, South Bend St. Joseph.
PHOTO: Columbus North sophomore Ella Wilks follows through on an approach shot on the 18th hole in the match against Perry Meridian at Harrison Lake Country Club.