South Winn boys eyeing second straight UIC title
Thursday, April 04, 2013 3:05 AM
It will be a battle for the top spots on the South Winn boys golf team this year.
Members of the South Winn boys golf team are, from left, front row - Matthew Kuboushek, Hunter Leibold, Anthony Emanuel, Alec Quandahl, Blake Kuennen. Second row - Blaine Woodson, Tanner Kuennen, Andrew Holthaus, Brendan Hageman, Quinten Taylor, Logan Schweinefus. Third row - Coach Doug Schweinefus, Darrik Poshusta, Jerod Heying, Trevor Schweinefus, Tanner Mashek, Allen Anderson, Lars Warth, Adam Lensing, Coach Paul Jungblut. (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)
Having lost just two key contributors from last year while returning eight of the top-10 from a year ago, the Warriors are abound with talent.
In charge of putting together all the key players are Co-Coaches Paul Jungblut and Doug Schweienfus. This is Jungblut's sixth season with the Warriors while Schweinefus is coaching the team for the first time.
The Warriors in 2012 had lots of talent that made some noise in the conference race. The Warriors ran through the season with a 9-3 overall record.
In the conference battle in Fayette in May, the Warriors took charge, putting and driving their way to first place with 323 strokes. Sumner-Fred took second with 328. In total, three players earned all-conference honors. Leading the way was Trevor Schweinefus. Just a sophomore, T. Schweinefus was the conference medalist with 74 strokes, three over par. Senior Jared Holien took sixth with 81 strokes. Tanner Kuennen, a freshman, finished eighth with 81 strokes. Also playing were Tanner Mashek, 87; Nick Schmelzer, 88; and Quinten Taylor, 91.
At the sectional tournament, the Warriors finished fifth in team standings with 359 strokes. Mashek led the team by shooting an 87. T. Kuennen and Holien both fired a 90. T. Schweinefus carded a 92, Schmelzer a 97 and Taylor a 104.
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