TribLIVE

| Sports


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Fox Chapel girls golf team tees off to a fast start

TribLIVE Sports Videos

Top high school sports
Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, 8:46 p.m.
 

The Fox Chapel Area High School girls golf team has adjusted quickly to life without Katerina Luttner and Emily Lawson, who graduated in June.

“I referred to Katerina and Nadia Luttner and Emily Lawson as the ‘L girls,'” coach John Broderick said. “They were the best three I've ever coached. But we've moved on and we're having success again.”

The Foxes won two of their first three matches, losing to a strong Penn-Trafford team.

“We have Ashley DeMoss back and she's been leading us,” Broderick said.

DeMoss was the medalist against Norwin and Gateway and led the Foxes with a 42 against P-T.

“She's our team captain and she's a very good player,” Broderick said.

Fellow senior Lisa Miele also is a returning starter.

The Foxes have a young team this season.

“We have numbers,” Broderick said. “There are 12 girls on the team and we have two seniors, two juniors, four sophomores and four freshmen. Our freshmen have a lot of potential.”

Of those freshmen, Ciera Miller and Libby Friend should be seeing a lot of time in the lineup. Junior Libby Patrick is also set to contribute.

Rounding out the team will be junior Mia Damian; sophomores Kate Fink, Olivia Heinauer, Isabel Lebovitz and Maren Martin; and freshmen Emily Robosson and Elizabeth Crittenden.

Broderick expects the section race to be exciting.

“There are a lot of good teams,” he said. “We've already seen that Penn-Trafford is tough. Shady Side Academy is always tough. Along with Penn-Trafford, Indiana is new to the section. I'm encouraged with what I've seen so far and we're optimistic about the playoffs.”

Marty Stewart is a sports editor for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-782-2123 or mstewart@tribweb.com.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Big Bang ‘waves’ go poof under analysis
  2. Rossi: History beckons for Seattle’s Seahawks
  3. Jerome Bettis to be enshrined in hall of fame
  4. High school notebook: Apollo-Ridge’s Tre Tipton says Pitt can’t dwell on lost recruits
  5. Tennessee quarterback Peterman considers transfer to Pitt
  6. Suggestions are aplenty on what Penguins need to break through
  7. Penguins minor league notebook: Rookie Wilson emerges as 3rd-line NHL prospect
  8. Penn State New Kensington loses 4th in a row as rally comes up short
  9. Freeport’s Romanchak to sign with Robert Morris
  10. Alle-Kiski roundup: Fox Chapel boys basketball team posts 5th straight win
  11. Rural residents need medical specialist services