Clarksville girls golfers advance to regional

Arika Rinnels of Clarksville putts during play at Round Grove Golf Course at Greene on Monday, May 19. The Clarksville golfers advanced to the regional at Reinbeck on Tuesday, May 27 where the Indians qualified for the state meet. (Kristi Nixon photo)

Marisa Speedy of North Butler tees off during first round regional play at Round Grove Golf Course. The Bearcats missed qualifying for the next round, finishing third. (Kristi Nixon photo)


GREENE – A ferocious wind at Round Grove Golf Course wasn’t going to stop the Clarksville girls’ team in the district meet on Monday, May 19.

The Indians, who were seeking redemption after missing the cut by a couple of strokes last year, claimed the second and final team spot by nearly 100 strokes over the host school North Butler.

The wind didn’t bother Arrika Rinnels, who finished the day by carding 100 along with teammate Emily Mennenga.

“It feels wonderful,” Rinnels said....

More on this story is available in the May 29 print edition of the Clarksville Star.