Milton Red Hawks pull off Badger upset over Edgewood
MILTON Defeating girls high school golf powerhouse Madison Edgewood has always been a goal for Milton coach Andrea Wieland.
“It’s been on my bucket list,” Wieland said. “It was something I wanted to do before I quit coaching or something like that.’’
Wieland can scratch Edgewood off her list.
The Red Hawks defeated the Crusaders, 165-176, to hand the Edgewood its first Badger Conference loss in 10 years.
“They got off to bad start, and we got off to good start,” Wieland said of the dual meet at Oak Ridge Golf Course against the Crusaders, who have won nine state championships in the last 10 years. “I thought if we just hang in there, we could win it.’’
Wieland didn’t think Milton would be able to dominate.
“I didn’t tell the girls,” Wieland said. “I couldn’t believe we could lead by 11 strokes.’’
The Red Hawks’ Stephanie Stair carded a 39 for medalist honors.
“I never expected this to happen,” Wieland said. “I thought last year was best chance at beating Edgewood, and we lost to them by four strokes. We were bummed about it.’’
MILTON 165, EDGEWOOD 176
At Oak Ridge
Milton (165)—Stephanie Stair, 39; Maddie McCue, 41; Laura Stair, 42; Courtney Terrill, 43.
Edgewood (176)—Tess Hackworthy, 41; Lexi Greytak, 42; Libby Luetdke, 45; Caroline Lake, 48.
Junior varsity—Edgewood 201, Milton 232.