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Southwestern's Correll qualifies for Franklin Golf Regional

McKinley Correll extended her golf season an extra week with a strong performance Saturday at the Greensburg Sectional.

Playing at Greensburg Country Club, Correll shot 50 on the front nine and came home in 46 to card 96  to secure the second advancing position from the sectional.

The top three teams and the top three individuals not on an advancing team qualified for the Franklin Regional on Sept. 24 at The Legends Golf Course in Franklin.

Batesville captured the sectional title with a 294. Franklin County (359) and East Central (411) also qualified from the 9-team field.

Greensburg (428) finished fourth ahead of Milan (459), Shelbyville (466), Southwestern (468), South Ripley (504) and Jac-Cen-Del (Inc.).

Batesville’s Emma Weiler was crowned sectional champion after posting a 1-over par score of 71. Weiler’s teammates, Josie Meyer and Ava South each shot 72.

Advancing from the sectional competition as individuals were Greensburg’s Sarah Stapp (93), Correll (photo with SW head coach Gary Muldoon at Shelby County Tournament), and North Decatur’s Addie Gauck (97).

Golfers from Morristown and Triton Central will compete in the New Palestine Sectional Monday at Hawk’s Tail Golf Course in Greenfield. Those advancing from the New Palestine Sectional travel to Edgewood Golf Course on Sept. 24 for the Lapel Regional.