The weather has
been difficult, but the calendar waits for no one.
After just one day
at Sand Creek, the Chesterton boys golf team will tee it up for the
season-opener tonight against Andrean, Boone Grove and Lowell.
“We’ve only had one
day at our home course thanks to the weather and we woke up to snow,”
Chesterton coach Kent Butler said. “We have some good guys coming back.
We’ll be competitive in the conference race.”
Senior Zach Von
Huben will man the top spot in the Trojans’ lineup.
“Zach has a really
good short game,” Butler said. “He’s got great touch around the green. He
can make a good number from just about anywhere.”
Junior John Kelley
will log in at the number two spot.
“When John hits it
solid, he plays well,” Butler said. “He can go really low when his swing is
A trio of
sophomore’s that includes Eric Richardson, Kyle Krol and Michael Zondor,
will round out the final three varsity spots.
have made some really nice improvements to their games in the offseason,”
Butler said. “They do have some inexperience and dealing with match jitters
early on will be important for us. It’s the first varsity match for a couple
of them. As we get into the season, I think they’ll settle in.”
The question for
the Trojans may be consistency.
“What do you do
when you have a guy or two not play well,” Butler said. “We’re always trying
to avoid the big number. Make a bogey, not a triple.”
Also competing for
varsity spots will be Nick Freel and Gabe Davis.