Girls Varsity Golf · Egenolf Competes in Golf State Finals


Senior Faith Egenolf. Photo courtesy of McIntyre Imaging.

Senior Faith Egenolf competed in the two-day IHSAA Girls Golf State Finals at Prairie View Golf Course on Friday and Saturday.  Egenolf finished second in the sectional match on Friday, September 13, shooting a 83 at South Grove GC.  That score advanced her to the regional as an individual.  She shot a 78 at Smock GC in the regional on Saturday, September 21.  This allowed her to be the second CCHS golfer to ever compete in the state finals.  Peyton Broce was the first Lady Warrior to advance to the State Finals in 2017.

Egenolf shot an 84 in her first round on Friday, overcoming a quadruple bogey on the par-5 13th hole.  She battled in her second round, but came out with an 86.  That gave her a two-day score of 170, +26 for the tournament.  This was the best score by a Covenant golfer in the State Finals.  Click here to see the official 2018 IHSAA Girls Golf State Finals results.

Westfield HS Jocelyn Bruch shot a 143 for her two rounds to become the school’s first individual state champion. The junior played bogey-free golf in Friday’s first round tallying a 68, tied for the second-lowest round ever at the state finals.  Second-ranked Evansville North finished at 605 thanks to a state finals record round 297 on Saturday bettering the 299 Zionsville posted in the first round one year ago.  It was the Huskies’ fourth state championship in five years under coach Ken Wempe tying the school for second-most girls golf state titles in state history.  Evansville North High School’s Katelyn Skinner was named the recipient of the Mental Attitude Award by the IHSAA Executive Committee during the awards ceremony.  Click here for the IHSAA State Finals recap.