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Prospect prepares for double duty

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This Saturday will be a unique day for one of the state's elite girls golf teams.

Prospect coach Jim Hamann will split his roster and send players to two different invites -- one in the north suburbs and one in the south.

Each season the Knights play in the Waukegan and Homewood-Flossmoor Invites.

But this year, under unusual circumstances on the calendar, they happen to fall on the same day.

"We've enjoyed going to to both so we wanted to do it again," Hamann said. "It will give our junior varsity players an awesome opportunity. We'll split up our varsity and we're excited for a fun weekend at both sites."

Hamann's assistant Tim Casper will travel with one of the Knights' squads to the Homewood-Flossmoor event, which kicks off at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start.

Hamann will take a different group of Knights to Waukegan for a 1 p.m. shotgun start.

The Knights will head to these two events with a record of 5-0 in dual meet play this season and champions of two invites already (their own and Conant's early Bird).

Prospect ran its record to 4-0 in the Mid-Suburban League on Wednesday when it posted a score of 161 to defeat host Conant (3-1) and Palatine (0-4) at the Fox Run Golf Club in Elk Grove.

Senior Ally Scaccia (39), senior Kiley Walsh (40), junior Isabella Flack (41) and junior Kacie O'Donnell (41) produced the top scores for the Knights on the back nine at Fox Run, which will also play host to the MSL meet on the first day of October.

"Even though this was out highest nine-hole round of year, I saw some very nice shots out there today," said Hamann, whose club's MSL record is now 66-0 since its last loss to Barrington in 2007. "The girls have played the new back nine here (Fox Run) only a few times so we'll develop a good game plan for it and the next time we play it, we'll go much lower."

The Knights carded a 302 at Fox Run in their first meet of the season.

"We started out really hot this season and we have to keep the effort up so on the days when we are not at our best, our scores are as low as possible," Hamann added.

Barrington d. Buffalo Grove: Renee Sulkar recorded medalist honors as Barrington improved to 4-0 in the MSL by edging Buffalo Grove 169-170 in the MSL meet on the par 34 layout at the Buffalo Grove Golf Club .

Shivani Majmudar (42), Molly Freucht (42), Bailee McDonald (47) and Kelly Umphred (47) rounded out the Fillies' scorecard while the Bison (2-2) were led by Amber Guiao (39), Courtney Meyer (41), Lauren Guiao (42) and Stacey Mantas (47).

Hoffman Estates (0-4) shot a 219, led by Hannah Brostoff (49) and Maeve Prusnick (50).

Hersey d. Schaumburg: Led by Claire Schwaba's 46 at the Old Orchard Country Club in Mt. Prospect, Hersey improved to 3-1 in the MSL with a 200-252 win on its home course.

Lexi Heidkamp (51), Megan Kopeny (51) were the next two best scores for Hersey followed by Alysia Zaucha and Lindsay Perkins, who each shot 52s.

The visiting Saxons received their top score of 55 from Lindsay Lieber.

Dundee-Crown d. Rolling Meadows: Meadows' Lauren Hattory earned medalist honors with a 52 at Arlington Lakes Golf Course but the Mustangs fell to the visiting Chargers 238-231.

Carmel d. Benet, St. Viator: Carmel (5-0, 2-0) won the East Suburban Catholic tri-meet by shooting a 186 over Benet (191) and St. Viator (200) at River Bend Golf Course in Lisle.

Medalist honors went to St. Viator senior Dana Gattone, who shot a par 36.

The Lions' other scores came from Chrissy Wimberly (52), Courtney Christophe (54) and Madie McAleer (58).

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