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Golden Bears golf secures first dual match win of season

Shelbyville’s girls golf program scored its first dual match win of the season Friday at Westwood Golf Course.

Led by Kate Linville’s 49, the visiting Golden Bears posted a 224-232 victory over New Castle.

Completing the Shelbyville scorecard Friday were Emmie Higgins (56), Madison Monroe (57) and Ava Essex (62).

Shelbyville traveled to Greensburg Saturday for its first 18-hole tournament.

The Golden Bears finished 15th in the Greensburg Invitational played at the Greensburg Country Club.



Linville led Shelbyville at 119. Higgins followed at 123. Monroe carded 130 and Ella Connolly finished at 139.

Center Grove captured the team title with a score of 318. Completing the top five were Franklin County (362), New Palestine (373), Richmond (376) and Mooresville (397).

East Central’s Rowan Pies shot 73 to be crowned medalist for the event.

Shelbyville returns to action Wednesday at Pendleton Heights.