Lady Wave golf defeats Troy in season opener

GREENVILLE – The Greenville Lady Wave defeated the visiting Troy Lady Trojans 208 – 218 Tuesday afternoon playing the back nine at Turtle Creek Golf Course.

“This was our first match of the year,” said Greenville coach Tracy Haines. “I am pretty happy with how the girls are playing this early in the season.”

Greenville’s Kenna Jenkinson carded a 36 to far outdistance Troy’s top scorer Libby Harnish finishing with a 48.

“Kenna Jenkinson made a 40 foot birdie putt on 18 to get back to even par,” Coach Haines said of her sophomore leader.

Rounding out the Lady Wave top four included Trinity Reis with a 56, Lexi Slade shot a 57 and Leah Fry finished at 59.

Paige Stuchell placed second for Troy with a 55, Delaney Davis shot a 56 and Elise Hempker shot a 59 for the Lady Trojans.

“We have matches tomorrow and Thursday so this will be a test for the girls,” concluded Haines.

The Lady Wave travel to Sidney for a Wednesday match with the Lady Yellow Jackets and play on the road Thursday with the Piqua Lady Indians.

PHOTO CAPTION: Greenville sophomore Kenna Jenkinson sinks a 40 foot birdie putt on the 18 to close out the day at even par in the Lady Wave’s season opener win over the Troy Lady Trojans. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

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