The Pace Patriots couldn’t ask for a much better start to their season, and opened their District 1-4A with a shutout win over Crestview.
Madison Wilson and Heather Kling combined for four goals, while Taylor Schieck produced six saves in the win.
Schieck also connected with a teammate for an assist in the win.
The Patriots will compete this weekend, as Pace travels to face Catholic on Saturday.
Pace 6, Crestview 0
Halftime: Pace 4-0
Pace (1-0, 1-0 in District 1-4A) – Goals- Julie Abrahms, Madison Wilson (2), Carly Shivcly, Heather Kling (2); Assists: Taylor Schieck, Julie Abrahms, Valrie Goodwin. Saves: Taylor Schieck (6).
Next: Pace plays Catholic at this Saturday.
Raiders open up with an 8-0 win
The Navarre Raiders picked up where last year’s hot season ended as the Raiders coasted to an 8-0 win over Catholic.
Navarre posted a small lead by halftime, before producing six goals in the second half.
Navarre’s defense was stifling, and only required Julianna DeSalle to make one save.
Navarre 8, Catholic 0
Half: Navarre 2, Catholic 0
Navarre (1-0) Goals: Emily Madril (3), Kelsy Haden, Lexi Stikeweather, Brenda Bishop, Lizzy Madril, Malia Gross. Assists: Kaelyn Ennis, Kayla Folse, Malia Gross, Kelsy Haden, Lizzy Madril, Lexi Stikeweather. Saves: Julianna DeSalle (1).
Next: Navarre hosts Arnold Thursday night.
UWF men’s golf finishes third at McDonough Cup
ORLANDO – Paced by a pair of 12th-place finishes from Chandler Blanchet and Henry Westmoreland IV, the University of West Florida men’s golf team closed out the fall portion of the 2015-16 season in third place at the McDonough Cup at Rio Pinar Country Club Tuesday.
Playing in one of the more stacked fields of the young season with 11 teams ranked in the Top 25, including five of the top six, the Argos posted three rounds at even or below par for a 279-288-285—852 total.
Defending champion Lynn captured the team title for the season-consecutive year with a 19-under, 836, 24-stokes ahead of runner-up Flagler at 851.
UWF finished ahead of No. 4 Florida Southern by three shots, No. 1 St. Leo by five and No. 5 Nova Southeastern by six.
Blanchete continued his strong play over the past two events to pace the Argos with a 70-70-72—212 total.
The sophomore from Gainesville lowered his 54-hole total in each of the last three events and placed in the top 15 in all four tournaments this season.
Westmoreland IV matched his classmate stroke for stroke this week, posting nearly identical rounds of 70-72-70—212. The Wacissa, Fla. product has led the Argos with nine of 12 rounds at par or better thus far.
Talin Rajendranath finished 22nd with a 71-71-73—215 total, followed by Gulf Breeze natives Bryce Geraghty at 71-75-70—216 and JR Schultz at 68-78-73—219.
The Argos will be off until early February when they participate in the Matlock Collegiate Classic, Feb. 8-9. Florida Southern will host the event at Lone Palm Golf Club in Lakeland.