SCOREBOARD WATCHING: GOLF
Jack Crawshaw ended up with a top-10 finish in the three-day 48th Annual Illinois State Junior Amateur Championship at Makray Memorial Golf Club in Barrington.
The Winnetka native (class of 2019) shot a 74 in the final round on June 29 to finish with a 54-hole score of 224. He shared 10th place with Wheaton’s Luke Armburst.
According to his web site, Crawshaw attends Montverde Academy and the Bishops Gate Golf Academy in Florida (see his website: jackcrawshaw.com).
Hinsdale standout Brendan O’Reilly, who will golf at the University of Illinois, took the title with a 213, four strokes better than Geneva’s Tyler Isenhart.
Lake Bluff’s Connor Polender and Northfield’s Justin Choi carded 226s to wind up in a tie for 12th, along with Hoffman Estates’ Timothy Lim and Lincolnshire’s Jackson Bussell.
Loyola Academy grad Connor Prassas, last year’s champ, finished with a 229 (tied for 19th).
MAJGT Girls Championship
— Loyola Academy grad Margaret Hickey earned medalist honors at the MAJGT Girls Championship at the Flossmoor Country Club on June 28-29.
The Glencoe resident came up with a two-round total of 161 to edge Prospect Heights’ Adrienne Rohwedder (162). Hickey shot a 77 on Day Two.
Glenview’s Sophia Lau (class of 2018) placed sixth in the tourney (88-78—166), while Glencoe’s Rachel Rhee, who will be a senior at New Trier, took seventh (168).
Western Junior Championship
— New Trier grad Matt Murlick was a top-10 finisher at the 2017 Western Junior Championship at Park Ridge Country Club on June 20-22. He shot a 279 over four rounds (68-70-69-72) to share 10th place with Tommy Kuhl (Morton, Illinois) and Clay Merchent (Noblesville, Indiana).
Glenbrook South grad Charlie Nikitas carded a 282 to finish in a tie for 19th place.
MAJGT Classic at Highlands of Elgin
— Wilmette’s Lilly Gentzkow (class of 2019) placed third in the 12-18 girls division of the MAJGT Classic at Highlands of Elgin tourney on June 19-20. She opened with an 88 and closed with a 90 to finish one stroke behind runner-up Madison McCoy of Batavia. St. Charles’ Emma Hayes won the event by 11 strokes (166).
In the boys bracket, Winnetka’s Christopher Lee shot a 155 (77-78) to finish in sixth place. Geneva’s Devin Johnson was the medalist (145).
MAJGT Championship at Harborside
— Two Lake Forest golfers — Jason Folker and Michael Seaman — turned in solid performances at the MAJGT Championship at Harborside International in Chicago on June 13-15.
Folker and Seaman shared runner-up honors (218) with two other players: Peter Tyler Po of Ridgewood, New Jersey and Carmeron Karney of Crystal Lake. Port Byron’s Tyler Bussert shot a 213 to win the tourney.
Glenview’s Aaron Chong (class of 2020) came in ninth (221).
Highland Park’s Max Golding (class of 2019) finished in a tie for 11th (224), while Northfield’s Benjamin Scherman (class of 2018) took 13th (225).
MAJGT Second City Classic
— Lake Bluff’s Connor Polender claimed medalist honors in the MAJGT Second City Classic at Ravisloe Country Club on June 7-8. He won the title by four strokes (139).
In girls action, two New Trier High School players — Winnetka’s Penelope Tir and Glencoe’s Rachel Rhee — carded 150s to share third place behind Hinsdale’s Roshannah Gaur (146) and Wheaton’s Hadley Moritz (149).
Glenview’s Sophia Lau and Winnetka’s Audrey Tir finished in a tie for eighth place (157) with Naperville’s Lauren Nay.