Junior Alexa West sinks a putt on the final hole to lead Whiteland to its first-ever girls golf sectional championship at Foxcliff Golf Club on Saturday. West earned top medalist honors with a 79. The Warriors along with second place finisher Center Grove and Greenwood all move on to the IHSAA Roncalli regional at Greenwood's Smock Golf Course on Saturday.
Fueled by another strong tournament performance by its No. 1 player, the Whiteland Community High School girls golf team won its first-ever sectional title Saturday.
Ranked No. 19 in the final regular-season poll, the Warriors won the Martinsville Sectional with a score of 346, out-distancing runner-up No. 11 Center Grove, which carded a 350.
Greenwood was third with a 380.
Whiteland, Center Grove, Greenwood and Roncalli advance to next Saturday’s regional at Smock Golf Course. The four teams from each sectional qualify for the regional.
The Warriors captured the IHSAA Martinsville sectional by beating Johnson County rivals Center Grove and Greenwood in addition to Martinsville, Cloverdale and Owen Valley.