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Burlington Central

Girls golf season preview

GOLFERS TO WATCH

Elise Anderson, Geneva, Sr.

Coach Eric Hatczel says Anderson has made even more strides after a breakthrough junior season.

Lauren Anderson, Batavia, Jr.

Anderson looks to improve on last season’s 90 average while working back into form after a series of offseason brain surgeries.

Emily Bakala, Rosary, Sr

One of several Royals capable of scoring well, Bakala helps form a deep top of the lineup.

Darby Crane, St. Charles East, Sr.

East coach Rod Osborne looks to Crane to lead a young pack, contend for a berth downstate.

Gianna Furrie, St. Charles North, Fr.

Younger sister of former North Stars standout Ariana one of a handful of promising newcomers.

Jessica Grill, St. Charles North, Sr.

North’s No. 3 golfer in 2012 brings confidence and experience as she ascends to the top spot.

Nicole Hassels, Geneva, Jr.

Played one stroke behind Elise Anderson in a rainy regional to advance to sectionals as a sophomore.

Caroline Kulig, St. Charles East, Sr.

First-time varsity participant has made sound early strides and is one of only two Saints seniors.

Jenna Kurosky, Burlington Central, Sr.

Only the second Rocket to advance to the state meet when she accomplished the feat last season, Kurosky might have company this fall.

Victoria Phipps, Rosary, Sr.
An individual state qualifer and fourth-year varsity player, Phipps anchors a seasoned Royals team.


TEAMS TO WATCH

BURLINGTON CENTRAL

Veteran coach Deb Twenhafel returns most of last season’s core, including the standout Kurosky sisters – senior Jenna and sophomore Josie. A handful of up-and-coming upperclassmen will push the middle of the lineup. “Should be some fun competition,” Twenhafel said.

ROSARY

“This is a tight group that gets along extremely well, and they go to great lengths to help each other succeed,” Royals coach Joe Hughes said. Whether the Royals can improve upon their sectional team berth will depend on the support behind senior Victoria Phipps.

ST. CHARLES NORTH

An early run against top competition – including perennial state contenders New Trier and Prospect – only figures to benefit coach Chris Patrick’s team, which mixes youth with experience. Look for senior Jessica Grill to be joined atop the lineup by freshmen Gianna Furrie and Kate Lillie. Transfer senior Carly Hudon comes from Sycamore.

– Kevin Druley,
kdruley@shawmedia.com

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