The trek to the
State Finals isn’t any easier and the Chesterton boys golf team is ok with
“The Regional still
hasn’t changed,” Chesterton Asst. Boys Golf Coach Pat Ward said. “Now it’s
at Sandy Pines where we feel more comfortable. I think we can shoot around
300 and if we shoot below that, you put up your number and hope it’s good
Off to IU is Mitch
Davis, but the cupboard is far from bare for the Trojans.
solid,” Ward said. “We return our entire varsity lineup minus Mitch
Senior Devin Trusty
will handle No. 1 duties for Chesterton after averaging around 74 for 18
holes last year.
“Devin has been
great so far in the rounds we’ve played,” Ward said. “He’s played in all the
big spots in his career. He’s the calm leader and is super consistent.”
Backing up Trusty
is the duo of senior Cameron Schultz and sophomore Sean Elliott.
“Cam and Sean are
playing out of their minds right now,” Ward said. “They are really fired up
and ready to go. Our top two guys got so many accolades last year, it’s
almost like they feel disrespected. They are out to prove something.”
Kerkes and Jackson Roberts will round out the varsity five for the Trojans.
Kerkes and Jackson Roberts, we’ve got a set group of five guys for the
lineup and we’re solid all the way through it,” Ward said.
All the tools are
there for a post-season run, but Ward is most happy with the mental approach
the Trojans have shown so far.
“This group doesn’t
get upset about bad shots anymore,” Ward said. “They hit the shot and then
go play the next one. It’s a different mentality this year. It’s amazing the