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Girls golf: 2013 Sauk Valley high school capsules

Amboy Clippers

Coach: Zach Ross

2012: Amboy did not advance any individuals out of regionals.

Roster

Magan Christofferson Jr.

Julia Daszkiewicz Jr.

Demi Becker So.

Hannah Grady Fr.

Outlook: For the first time in his 11 years as coach, Ross has four girls on the team. They will compete on the boys team until the postseason. Ross says it should be an exciting year for them and likes the potential he sees.

Dixon Duchesses

Coach: Pat Lessner

2012: No team

Roster

Olivia Pultorak Fr.

Outlook: Pultorak is the first girls golfer at Dixon in nearly 30 years.

Eastland-Milledgeville Cougars

Coach: Jason Hill

2012: Eastland-Milledgeville finished 6th out of 12 teams at Class A Genoa-Kingston Sectional, and qualified Alex Moutrey for state.

Roster

Samantha Feltenz Sr.

Kori Freidag Sr.

Izy Todd Sr.

Gabby Sheddan Jr.

Karissa Freidag So.

Grace Norton Fr.

Outlook: Five of the six Cougars were on the program’s first girls team last year. Seniors Samantha Feltenz, Kori Freidag and Izy Todd will lead the way.

Fulton Steamers

Coach: Mark Speier

2012: Fulton did not advance any individuals out of regionals.

Roster

Mackenna Munson So.

Outlook: Munson is the lone female returning from last year’s 5-girl team.

Morrison Fillies

Coach: Ben Sondgeroth

2012: No team

Roster

Jaden Workman Fr.

Outlook: Sondgeroth says Workman is new to the sport, but likes her potential and expects her to see plenty of JV action.

Oregon Hawks

Coach: Jim Spratt

2012: No team

Roster

Abby Martin So.

Abi Scheidecker Fr.

Ali Scheidecker Fr.

Haley Repass Fr.

Outlook: Spratt has high hopes for his first girls team in his 6 years. He said the foursome has a good idea how to play game. Spratt thinks the youngsters will improve steadily throughout the season, and is relying on the leadershiop of Abby Martin, the lone female on last year’s team.

Prophetstown Prophets

Coach: Kelly Siltman

2012: Prophetstown placed 12th at the Class A state tournament.

Roster

Abbey Baker Sr.

Catherine Cooney Sr.

Jordan Juhola Sr.

Breanna Sandrock Sr.

Taylor Kelley Jr.

Baylee Crane Fr.

Jayna Hansen Fr.

Madi Purvis Fr.

Outlook: The team lost six golfers to graduation from last year’s state squad. Returning seniors Abbey Baker, Catherine Cooney and Breanna Sandrock will lead the way.

Rock Falls Rockets

Coach: Deena Thatcher

2012: Rock Falls advanced Kara Nehrkorn & Jessica Stickel out of the Class A Rock Falls regional.

Roster

Kara Nehrkorn Sr.

Destinee Schumaker Sr.

Jessica Stickel Sr.

Liz Lego So.

Tess Schaefer So.

Nicole Arduini Fr.

Payton Law Fr.

Lexus Rivera Fr.

Adison Wolf Fr.

Outlook: Liz Lego, Kara Nehrkorn and Jessica Stickel return to lead the Rockets, but the rest of the roster is all newcomers. Thatcher has high hopes for veterans Nehrkorn and Stickel, and envisions a great season with trip to state a real possibility.

Sterling Golden Warriors

Coach: C.J. Wade

2012: Sterling finished 6th out of 8 teams at the Class AA LaSalle-Peru Regional, & advanced Allie Johnson to the Burlington Central Sectional as an individual.

Roster

Michala Smith Sr.

Cassidy Peikert Jr.

Sydney Shearer Jr.

Rachel Spencer Fr.

Outlook: Sterling lost six girls to graduation that played 4 years, and returns only Michala Smith. Wade is seeking improvement each week.

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