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 score of 331 to Lincolnshire Stevenson’s 328.

Freeport junior Maxine Nesemeier tied for second with a 74.

On the boys side, Guilford played in the Gurnee Warren sectional and did not have its best day, finishing 12th out of 12 teams. No individuals advanced.

Posted on 10.09.17