Fox Chapel girls golf team tees off to a fast start
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments â either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.