Mendota’s Mark Prescott and Jaron Robinson continued their hot starts to the season on Thursday.
The top two Trojan golfers, the senior Prescott and the junior Robinson both carded medalist rounds of 39 as MHS shot a team score of 161 to down Big Northern Conference West Division foes Rock Falls (172) and Winnebago (205) at the Mendota Golf Club.
“Nice rounds to beat teams that beat us last year,” first-year MHS coach Brian Blumhorst said. “The kids really came to play in the home opener.”
Mendota’s Cody Phalen wasn’t far off as he added a round of 41, while Colton Saylor shot a 42.
Ryan Young shot a medalist 41 as the Storm earned a 198-205 win over Midland Thursday.
Jacob Heidenreich added a round of 49 for the Storm, while Logan Twidell carded a 50.
Arraia Hicks continued her strong start to for the Princeton girls golf team.
The sophomore carded a medalist 43 in Thursday’s meet at Chapel Hill golf course in Princeton, but La Salle-Peru edged the Tigresses 195-205 as a team.
For the Lady Cavaliers, Kalie Sudaj shot a team-low 47, while Rachel Gunia and Rachel Senica both turned in matching 49s.
For Princeton, Audra Reidner also shot a 49.
While the Mendota girls golf team does not have enough golfers to have a team score, junior Montana Schlesinger shot a medalist 50 in Thursday’s dual with Winnebago at the Mendota Golf Club.
In addition, MHS’s Monica Leonard carded a round of 60, while Brianna Kaleel shot a 64.
Andy Roliardi of Chicago shot a hole-in-one Aug. 13 at Spring Creek Golf Course in Spring Valley.
Roliardi aced the par-3 173-yard Hole 9 for his first career hole-in-one. He used a 7-iron, and the shot was witnessed by Joe Roliardi of Peru.