Verona senior Andrea Schleeper advanced to the Division 1 DeForest Sectional after a strong performance at the Madison Memorial Regional on Friday, Oct. 4.
Schleeper tied for second with a 13-over-par 85 at Blackhawk Country Club in Madison. She started strong with a 40 on the front nine, and held on for a 45 on the back nine to tie Stoughton junior Caylie Kotlowski.
Fellow Verona senior Alice Overland tied for 25th with a 118, as she improved four strokes on the back nine (61-57). Sophomore Audrey Stoetz was 35th with a 135, as she improved three strokes on the back (69-66).
The regional was pushed back three days due to inclement weather on Tuesday, Oct. 1.
Madison Memorial won the regional title with a team score of 376. Stoughton (394), Jefferson (425) and Fort Atkinson (432) also advanced to the DeForest Sectional.
Stoughton senior Myranda Kotlowski earned medalist honors as the only player to break 80 with a 7-over-par 79.
The DeForest Sectional took place at The Oaks Golf Course in Cottage Grove on Tuesday, Oct. 8. The Division 1 state tournament will be Monday, Oct. 14 and Tuesday, Oct. 15, at University Ridge Golf Course in Verona.