2017-06-08 / Sports

DeTour Wins First Golf Title Since 1999

Trojans Boys, Girls Finish Second; Lily Freel Low Medalist
By Kevin R. Hess


Cedarville freshman Lily Freel (left) was the low medalist at the U.P. Division 3 Golf Finals Thursday, June 1, in Gladstone, with a score of 82. Her brother, senior Avry Freel, finished second in the boys finals, carding a 70. Avry was one of only two boys in the U.P. across all divisions to record a round under par. He will be playing golf for Ferris State University next year. Lily and Avry are pictured here with their coach and father, Rob Freel. (Photograph provided by Brianna Freel) Cedarville freshman Lily Freel (left) was the low medalist at the U.P. Division 3 Golf Finals Thursday, June 1, in Gladstone, with a score of 82. Her brother, senior Avry Freel, finished second in the boys finals, carding a 70. Avry was one of only two boys in the U.P. across all divisions to record a round under par. He will be playing golf for Ferris State University next year. Lily and Avry are pictured here with their coach and father, Rob Freel. (Photograph provided by Brianna Freel) The DeTour Raiders girls golf team came home with their first title since 1999 when they traveled Irish Oaks Golf Course in Gladstone to compete in the U.P. Division 3 Finals. The Raiders carded a team score of 403, three strokes better than Cedarville, last year’s champion, who scored 406. The Cedarville Trojans boys and girls teams both placed second this year. DeTour was led by Madison Wilke’s 85, and Kaalin Crawford’s 86. Wilke and Crawford finished second and third overall, just behind Cedarville freshman Lily Freel, who was the low medalist with a round of 82. Engadine’s Lauren Dennis was seventh with 104, and Cedarville’s Elissa Griffin (105) and Mindy Nordquist (107) finished eighth and 10th, respectively.

The remaining team scores were Ontonagon (433), Cooks Big Bay de Noc (441), Engadine (484), Powers North Central (487), Rock Mid Peninsula (511), and Pickford (546).

The Cedarville boys also finished in second place. Cedarville’s team score of 340 placed them behind only Carney Nadeau’s 327. Other finishers were Powers North Central (361), Ontonagon (368), Chassell (374), Engadine (405), Dollar Bay (415), Cooks Big Bay de Noc (426), Mackinac Island (437), DeTour (452), and Watersmeet (474).

Cedarville senior Avry Freel placed second individually with a two-under par 70. The low medalist was Hunter Eichorn from Carney Nadeau, with a six-under par 66. This was Eichorn’s fourth consecutive U.P. title. Freel and Eichorn were the only two U.P. golfers across all divisions to shoot under par for their rounds. Engadine’s Carter Frisch finished 10th with a score of 87.

DeTour: (Boys) Cameron Livingston 94, James Plowman 111, Jaxson Wilke 120, Leo Dudeck 127; (Girls) Madison Wilke 85, Kaalin Crawford 86, Sara Melvin 109, Mattie Warner 123, Macy Nelson 134.

Cedarville: (Boys) Avry Freel 70, Jay Freel 88, Jonah Miller 88, Trevor Kohlmann 94, Evan Rye 97 (Girls) Lily Freel 82, Elissa Griffin 105, Mindy Nordquist 107, Emma Bohn 112, Grace Snyder 153.

Mackinac Island: (Boys) Christian Styburski 101, Dominic Morse 103, Trevor Pereny 112, Alex Henlin 121, Nick Davis 148; (Girls) Ava Sehoyan 133.

Engadine: (Boys) Carter Frisch 87, Dawson Massey 92, Drake DeWyse 110, Jonah Miller 116, Devon Ligault 118; (Girls) Lauren Dennis 104, Hannah McArthur 117, Alicia King 125, Mercy Freed 138.

Pickford: (Girls) Shaunna Michalski 118, Nataly Obermiller 123, Marlee Lechner 146, Aubrie Cottle. 159.

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