Courier sports staff
---- — KEOSAUQUA – The Van Buren golf teams both picked up dual wins over Holy Trinity on Monday on their home course. The Warrior girls won by 24 shots with a team score of 222 to the Crusaders of 246 while the Van Buren boys 184 total beat out Holy Trinity by 10.
Payten Hughes, Lydia Heald and Meredith Miller won going away for the Warrior girls as the top three individual scores with Hughes’ round of 45 leading the charge. Noah Whitten, meanwhile, beat out teammate Brandon Plecker by three shots for the best score in the boys dual.
The Van Buren golfers are back on the course, weather permitting, today at home against Fairfield Maharishi at 4 p.m.
At Riverview Golf Course, Keosauqua
Team scoring — 1. Van Buren 222, 2. Holy Trinity 246.
Medalist — Payten Hughes (VB) 45.
Runner-up — Lydia Heald (VB) 50.
Van Buren individuals — Hughes 45, Heald 50, Meredith Miller 52, Bethany Millard 75.
Team scoring — 1. Van Buren 184, 2. Holy Trinity 194.
Medalist — Noah Whitten (VB) 42.StrokeStyle/$ID/Japanese Dots
Runner-up — Brandon Plecker (VB) 45.
Van Buren individuals — Whitten 42, Plecker 45, Austin Bartholomew 48, Colton Gates 49, Braxton Bainbridge 53, Mitch Garrels 54.