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Becca Chamberlin, a regional qualifier in 2018, chips toward this pin this week as the Falcons won their two matches handily.

Chamberlins, Lawrence boost Falcons against first two foes

    Down goes Delta. Down goes Knightstown.

    Winchester’s girls’ golf team defeated its first two opponent of the season this week, and they did it in convincing fashion.

    Becca Chamberlin was the low medalist in a 183-214 win over Delta on Monday at the Falcons’ home Winchester Golf Club course.

    Last year’s Randolph County champion is a big reason why the Falcons could be poised for an excellent season in 2019.

    Maddie Lawrence led the Falcons with a 46 on Tuesday night on the road against Knightstown in a Tri-Eastern Conference match. Sidelined last year due to a knee injury, Lawrence spent months rehabilitating and is finally returning to the links.

    The Chamberlin-Lawrence punch put a pair of proven veterans in the top spots for the Falcons.

    But hold on. We have a newcomer and it so happens to be another Chamberlin.

    Maci Chamberlin, just a freshman, had a 46 on Monday and a 47 on Tuesday to give the Falcons another low score on the card.

    And lets not forget about steady Kate Riggin, who had a 52 against Delta and another 52 against Knightstown. And Meagan Fulton returns as well. Fulton had a 52 against the Panthers on Tuesday.

    Add in some fresh talent for some depth with Nevaeh Lanter and Anna Shores and the Falcons would seemed primed for a solid season on the links. But there’s still a lot of season left.

    The Falcons will host Tri in a TEC match on Thursday at WCG.

Bears win opener

    Meanwhile to the west, keep an eye on Monroe Central with Kloe Shinn back as number one and strong cast to support.

    IN a 198-225 victory over Union County on Monday, Shinn fired a 44 at Hickory Hills as the Lady Bears won handily.

    Brooke Bolton fired a 49, Paige Willen a 52, Mabrey Buis had 53 and Lydia Price carded a 57.

    Monroe Central plays Centerville on Thursday at Hickey Hills.