Versailles girls golf team wins MAC championship


MINSTER – Lauren Heitkamp was named the Midwest Athletic Conference girls golfer of the year and led Versailles to the 2016 Midwest Athletic Conference championship.

Versailles shot a 371 in the MAC tournament on Saturday at Arrowhead Golf Club in Minster, winning the tournament championship over runner up Minster by 20 strokes. Minster and Versailles shared the season’s conference championship as Minster was undefeated in the regular season and Versailles finished with one loss.

Lauren Heitkamp was named the conference’s girls golfer of the year as she shot an 18-hole round of 79 on Saturday and won the tournament championship by nine strokes over St. Henry’s Kaitlyn Clune.

Versailles’ Lauren Durham shot an 87 during the conference tournament to finish third overall and earn first team all-league honors.

The Lady Tigers’ Moran Heitkamp tied for seventh in the MAC tournament with a round of 101. She was named second team all-MAC along with teammate Jorja Pothast, who shot a 104 in the conference tournament.

Versailles’ Anna Groff shot a 106 on Saturday while Morgan Barlage shot a 118.

In the MAC tournament, St. Henry finished third behind Minster and Versailles with a score of 395. New Bremen was fourth with a 420, Fort Recovery finished fifth with a 446, Coldwater was sixth with a 452, Parkway finished seventh with a 471, and Marion Local was eighth with a 472.

2016 MAC girls golf tournament

Team results

1 Versailles 371

2 Minster 391

3 St. Henry 395

4 New Bremen 420

5 Fort Recovery 446

6 Coldwater 452

7 Parkway 471

8 Marion Local 472

Individual results

Lauren Heitkamp VER 79

Kaitlyn Clune SH 86

Lauren Durham VER 87

Taylor Homan MN 91

Hannah Koenig MN 96

Amy Balster NB 100

Sarah Parker NB 101

Allyson Hemmelgarn SH 101

Morgan Heitkamp VER 101

Lisa Borges MN 102

Ali Borgerding MN 102

Amanda Schmitmeyer CW 103

Caylie Hall NB 103

Karlee Staugler SH 103

Jorja Pothast VER 104

Kristen Keller FR 105

Jessica Clune SH 105

Anna Groff VER 106

Emily Bruns FR 107

Carina Clune SH 107

Marah Moeller ML 108

Haylee Stukey PARK 108

Logan May CW 109

Carlee Kremer ML 110

Sarah Huwer MN 110

Mecaylah Hesse PARK 111

Sophie Timmerman FR 115

Marcella Travis NB 116

Payton Kunk CW 117

Morgan Barlage VER 118

Elli Keller FR 119

Emma Eckstein CW 123

Katlyn Broerman NB 123

Lauren Henderson PARK 123

Mattie Smith ML 125

Abby Gast SH 125

Chole Nagel ML 129

Autumn Ellis PARK 129

Paige Phillips MN 133

Maggie Houts PARK 135

Eryn Litmer FR 137

Macy Spieth ML 137

Claire McClurg NB 143

Emma Gause PARK 146

Ava Boeckman CW 156

Lydia Schmitz FR 172

Kendra Price ML 172

2016 MAC girls golf standings

Season points MAC tournament points Total

1 Minster 14 12 26

1 Versailles 12 14 26

3 St Henry 10 10 20

4 New Bremen 8 8 16

5 Parkway 6 2 8

5 Coldwater 4 4 8

7 Ft Recovery 0 6 6

8 Marion Local 2 0 2

2016 all-MAC girls golf

First team

Lauren Heitkamp Versailles

Taylor Homan Minster

Lauren Durham Versailles

Kaitlyn Clune St. Henry

Sarah Parker New Bremen

Hannah Koenig Minster

Amanda Schmitmeyer Coldwater

Lisa Borges Minster

Allyson Hemmelgarn St. Henry

Carina Clune St. Henry

MAC girls golfer of the year: Lauren Heitkamp, Versailles

Second team

Ali Borgerding Minster

Amy Balster New Bremen

Caylie Hall New Bremen

Jorja Pothast Versailles

Haylee Stukey Parkway

Emily Bruns Fort Recovery

Morgan Heitkamp Versailles

Karlee Staugler St. Henry

Honorable mention

Sarah Huwer Minster

Jessica Clune St. Henry

Logan May Coldwater

Marah Moeller Marion Local

Kristen Keller Fort Recovery

Mecaylah Hesse Parkway

Payton Kunk Coldwater

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Versailles’ Lauren Heitkamp tees off during the Midwest Athletic Conference girls golf tournament on Saturday at Arrowhead Golf Club in Minster.’ Lauren Heitkamp tees off during the Midwest Athletic Conference girls golf tournament on Saturday at Arrowhead Golf Club in Minster. Kyle Shaner|The Daily Advocate

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