Category: Golf

Two Rockford golfers survive sectionals

Rockford East’s Madisyn Pettersen and Guilford’s Kristen Sayyalinh qualified for the IHSA state tournament Monday in what was a rough day overall for District 205 golf. Sayyalinh shot a 76 and Pettersen a 77 in the Barrington regional to advance. The Rockford Co-Op team missed advancing as a squad by three shots, shooting a team […]

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Rockford Co-Op cruises to regional golf win

FREEPORT – The Rockford Public School Co-Op girls golf team had three players break 80 in a 53-shot win at the Freeport Class 2A Regional Wednesday. Freeport’s Maxine Nesemeier shot a sterling 72 to win medalist honors. The next three golfers though were Rockford East’s Madasyn Pettersen (74) and Guilford’s Katelyn Sayyalinh (75) and Kristen […]

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Guilford boys team, four others advance to sectionals

Guilford’s boys golf team moved on from a tough IHSA regional in DeKalb Tuesday, taking third out of seven teams. DeKalb’s Jack Paeglow shot a remarkable 69 to lead the Barbs to a 32-shot win over Rockton Hononegah. Paeglow, a sophomore, was the only player to break 80. Senior Kyle Ketchum led Guilford with an […]

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2017 NIC-10 Boys Golf Meet

Individual Results Place Golfer School Score 1. Kyle Ketchum Guilford 142 2. Austin Young Harlem 149 3. Troy Swanson Guilford 150 4. Zach Schwartzbach Boylan 151 5. Deven Stewart Freeport 152 6. Joe Rock Auburn 153 6. Bennett Baker North 153 8. Ethan Neumer Hononegah 154 9. Adam Kuhar Auburn 155 9. Jackson Cadwell Hononegah […]

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Guilford’s Ketchum wins NIC-10 golf title

Guilford’s Kyle Ketchum powered the Vikings to third place in the NIC-10 by running away with the individual tournament. Ketchum shot 70-72 Friday and Saturday at Rockford’s Ingersoll Golf Course to win medalist honors by seven shots over Harlem’s Austin Young. Guilford’s Troy Swanson came in third at 150. The power at the top pushed […]

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Rockford girls golfers dominate conference meet

Madasyn Pettersen and Katelyn Sayyalinh were the only golfers to break 80 Friday at the Northern Illinois Conference golf meet as the Rockford Co-Op team sailed to the title. Rockford shot 330 to win the tournament by 49 shots over Boylan and Hononegah. Pettersen shot a 73 and Katelyn add a 75. Kristen Sayyalinh added […]

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RPS golfers 2nd, 7th in IESA state golf

Isabella Pettersen of Lincoln Middle School fired a 77 at Kellogg Golf Course in Peoria to take second in the Illinois Elementary School Association girls golf tournament Saturday. Pettersen, a sixth-grader, finished just one shot behind Homer Glen’s Lizzie Anderson, who is an eighth-grader. Kayla Sayyalinh, a seventh-grader at Eisenhower Middle School, finished 12th with an […]

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Four RPS golfers advance to IESA state finals

Four District 205 golfers this week advanced to the Illinois Elementary School Association state finals with solid showings in Rockford and Joliet. Cooper Watt, a 7th-grader at Marshall Middle School, won his sectional at Ingersoll Golf Course with a spectacular 69, beating Brody McCarthy of Homer Glen by one shot. Nolan Brauns, a Marshall 8th-grader, […]

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Belvidere North looks to repeat in unique J-Hawks Invitational

Rockford Jefferson will hold its fifth annual J-Hawks Golf Invitational at Atwood Golf Course Saturday morning. East, Auburn and Guilford are playing in the unique event where players team for 2-man best ball and the top three scores (from six players) counts toward the championship. The event was the brainchild of Jefferson coach Bruce Beling, […]

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Guilford golf starts year strong for District 205

The Guilford Vikings were the top NIC-10 finisher Thursday in the season-opening Boylan Invitational at Ledges in Roscoe. DeKalb won the tournament for the second straight year by shooting 297. Guilford though was second at 311. Rockton Hononegah and Boylan were fourth and fifth at 317 and 323. It’s a strong start for the program […]

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