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Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Okoboji's Hannah Butler earned first-place medalist honors at the Siouxland Conference girls golf meet held Monday at Emerald Hills in Arnold's Park.
(Photo by Matt Heinrichs)

Okoboji girls golfers win home meet, Butler wins individual title

Martha Stein

Returning Siouxland Conference champion and state tournament third-place finisher Okoboji continued its assault Monday at a home meet at Emerald Hills.

The Pioneers were absolutely dominant, carding a combined score of 186 to take the title by 20 strokes over the rest of the Siouxland Conference's best.

Senior Hannah Butler, a three-time state qualifier and returning fourth-place state tournament finisher, took first-place medalist honors with a round of 40. She edged teammate Martha Stein, the runner-up medalist, by three strokes.

Faith Pearson carded a 51 and Olivia Smith carded a 52 to round out the Pioneers' scoring.

MOC-Floyd Valley had three golfers in the top six. Katelyn Ruevers placed third with a 49. Madi Mulder placed fourth with a 49. Sophi Swart placed sixth with a 50.

Sioux Center's Morgan Slagler carded a 49 to place fifth.

Runner-up MOC-Floyd Valley carded a combined round of 206.

The Dutch were followed by West Lyon (223), Boyden-Hull (234), Central Lyon (239) and George-Little Rock (257).

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