Washington kept pace with the Mid-Illini Conference boys golf leaders Sept. 11.

Washington kept pace with the Mid-Illini Conference boys golf leaders Sept. 11.

Behind a 33 by Talon Supak, the Panthers defeated Limestone, 152-158, to improve to 3-1 in the league.

Supak’s 2-under-par front nine for Washington at Fairlakes Golf Club was the best on the day by three strokes.

The Panthers stayed within striking distance of 5-0 Pekin and 4-0 Dunlap.

Week five was a big one for Washington, which topped the Eagles Monday in Secor in a match that went to the fifth score before colliding with Metamora Tuesday on the Redbirds’ home course, Metamora Fields Golf Club.

Tyler Johnson had a 39 for the Panthers against the Rockets, while Austin Wileman and Matt Fletcher chipped in 40s.

A 38 by Zach Koonce lifted the Washington junior varsity to a 166-197 victory.

WCHS 160, Richwoods 179
One day prior to beating Limestone, the Panthers smacked the struggling Knights.

Supak led Washington at Kellogg Golf Course on the front nine with a 1-over 37.

Fletcher provided a 39, while Hank Stolz and Wileman added 42s.

Matt Johnson, Koonce and Ben Rodgers all had 43s as the Panther JV won by 53 shots, 173-226.

Dragon Classic
Washington was in the middle among five conference members Saturday at Lick Creek Golf Course.

Overall, the Panthers were ninth out of 23 teams playing the par 72 Pekin course.

Using the top-four scores for each nine, Washington had a 324, which was two strokes better than Morton.

Drew Pershing led the Panthers with a 79, which left him just outside the top 10 individually.

Supak tallied an 81, Tyler Johnson an 82 and Wileman an 83.

Girls golf
The Mid-Illini really became jumbled Sept. 11.

Following Washington’s 206-216 loss at Limestone, the other six conference teams outside of 4-0 Morton have two or three losses.

The Lady Panthers at 2-2 are tied with Metamora for third place. Pekin is second at 3-2.

Washington and the Redbirds were scheduled to collide Tuesday in a dual at Fairlakes.

Against the Rockets at Madison Golf Course, Morgan Elmore was the team leader with a 49.

Nikki Maxheimer had a 54, Katie Cassulo a 56 and Allie Malcom a 57 for the Lady Panthers on the par-35 front nine.