Dixon, local girls advance to state

OREGON, Ill. (WIFR) After winning the regional, Dixon girls golf placed third at the 1A Oregon Sectional and will make the trip to state.

The Duchesses used big days by juniors Bella Heintzelman (86) and Olivia Rick (90) to propel them to their first state appearance since 1983.

Boylan freshman Ella Greenberg (77), Rochelle junior Megan Thiravong (81), Lutheran senior Brooke Bunjes (83), and Rockford Christian sophomore Emily Kneller (84) all qualified for the state finals in Decatur.

Winnebago followed up its first ever conference and regional championships with a sixth place finish.

Boylan took seventh and Oregon ended up in 11th.