Rockridge Wins Golf Sectional, Tigers Also Advance To State

The Rockridge Rockets won the Class 1A Mercer County Golf Sectional hosted by Mercer County at Hawthorn Ridge Monday.  The Rockets fired a 346, edging out the Sherrard Tigers who finished second with a 347.  Tremont finished third with a 349. All three teams will advance to the state finals in Bloomington this Friday and Saturday.  The medalist was Jeremy Ott.  The sophomore brom Brimfield had an even par 72.  Ridgewood sophomore Thomas Bumann advanced as an individual with an 82.

At the Class 1A Pontiac Girls Sectional, Nikki Schmitt of Sherrard was the only golfer to advance. The senior carded an 81 to tie for 4th place.