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Lady golfers named conference champs
SW-CC Bent conf champs
The Southwestern/Benton/Cuba City girls golf team claimed the 2016 SWAL-SWC championship crown by carding a top score of 387 at the conference meet held at the Darlington Country Club on Wednesday, Sept. 21. Members of the winning team were, from left to right: Lexi Fladseth, Bailee Bussan, Chloe Riniker and Kate Wright. - photo by Thomas Gunnell

DARLINGTON – At last Wednesday’s conference girls’ golf meet held at the Darlington Country Club, the tri-op team of Southwestern/Benton/Cuba City took top team honors with a score of 387, finishing 15 strokes ahead of the second-place Redbirds.

Coach Jim McQuade’s squad was led by junior Bailee Bussan, who shot an 87 to finish three strokes behind medalist Brooke Marcue of Lancaster.

Rounding out the score for coach McQuade’s squad were Chloe Riniker with a 93, Kate Wright a 99 and Lexi Fladseth a 108.

This past Monday evening, the tri-op team hosted East Dubuque at Cole Acres, where they posted a team score of 193 to their opponent’s 211.

Bussan earned medalist honors with a score of 40, while Fladseth finished with a 50, Riniker a 51 and Wright a 52.

This Wednesday the tri-op team will compete at the Division 2 Edgewood Regional held at Odana Hills Golf Course in Madison.

At the regional meet, the first four teams and top four individuals, who are not members of a qualifying team, advance to play at the  Wisconsin Dells Sectional on Monday, Oct. 3.

There, the first two teams and top three individuals not on a qualifying team, advance to the state meet held Oct. 10-11 at University Ridge Golf Course in Madison.

(from Wednesday, Sept. 21, at the Darlington Country Club)
Team scores - 1. Southwestern/Benton/Cuba City 387; 2. Darlington 402; 3. Lancaster 444; 4. Prairie du Chien 463.
Medalist - Brooke Marcue (Lancaster) 84.
SW/B/CC - Bailey Bussan 87, Chloe Riniker 93, Kate Wright 99, Lexi Fladseth 108.
Darington - Kinsey Gould 92, Alexis Wagner 100, Kennedy Wagner 102, Cora Carpenter 108, Sydney Brandt 122.
Lancaster - Brooke Marcue 84, Brandi Taylor 103, Lindsey Wolf 116, Sydney Kwallek 141.
Prairie du Chien - Mackenzie Maquire 104, Taylor Hendrickson 107, Gabby Ritchie 119, Molly Peterson 133.

SW/B/CC Dual Meet
(from Monday, Sept. 26, at Cole Acres Golf Course in Cuba City)
Team scores - Southwestern/Benton/Cuba City 193, East Dubuque 211.
Medalist - Bailee Bussan (SW/B/CC) 40.
SW/B/CC - Bailee Bussan 40, Lexi Fladseth 50, Chloe Riniker 51, Kate Wright 52.