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Troy Golf Trojans become ‘record setters’, Boessen enjoying success

Posted on Monday, September 23, 2013 at 2:47 pm

Troy Buchanan High School girls’ golf team has started the season off with a bang. Their record is 4-1 On Friday, Sept. 6, against Fort Zumwalt West at Incline Village, the girls shot a school girls’ golf record low round of 187. They won by 33 strokes with Jenna Boessen, senior, medaling for the second match in a row. “The girls were excited and proud of this accomplishment,” said Coach Sarah Howell. On Sept. 10, the Trojans traveled to St. Peters Golf Course to play Fort Zumwalt North. “The girls were feeling confident, but nervous because this was a new course on the schedule,” said Howell The goal was to keep it in the 180’s. Not only did the girls strive to meet their goal, they surpassed it by shooting a 174 to beat Fort Zumwalt North by 17 strokes. Boessen medaled with her lowest match score of 38. Other highlights to the round were Jaime Myers, senior, shot her lowest match round with a 42; Bayley Henke, freshman, shot her lowest match round with a 44; Miranda Chaney, junior, shot her lowest match round with a 49; and Briley Browning, junior shot her lowest match round with a 50. This round gave the girls the confidence they would need going into the match on Sept. 11 against Francis Howell North. The match against Francis Howell North at Incline Village was another good match. Troy shot a 192 to beat Francis Howell North by 21 strokes with Boessen, medaling her fourth match in a row. One Sept. 13, Troy hosted their annual Troy Invitational Golf Tournament at Incline Village. There were 13 teams playing, 65 girls total. Troy placed fourth overall and breaking the school golf tournament low score by shooting a 381. “Every girl did great,” said Howell adding they all shot their lowest tournament score. Boessen shot an 81 to place her fifth overall, Jaime Myers shot a 97, Bayley Henke and Miranda Chaney shot a 102, and Briley Browning shot a 116. “This has been a great season, and the girls have worked very hard over the summer to get to the level of golf they are playing,” said Howell. “I am so proud of them and I cannot wait to see what the end of the season brings us.”