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FALL 2018

@ Hutchinson
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Results are in - congratulations to WHS Sophomore Payton Ginter who finished 13th Tuesday (just 1 stroke out of top 10) at the weather-delayed State 4A Girls Golf Tournamentin Hutchinson. Payton had an 89 on the day, 18 over par. Wichita Trinity's Hanna Hawks finished 1st @ 68, 3 under. Awesome job ladies!!

"91" girls participated in and finished the tournament.

Hanna Hawks (11) -- Wichita-Trinity -3 / 68 /1st
Morgan Brasser (11) -- Andale HS +4 / 75 / 2nd
Caroline Setter (12) -- Topeka-Hayden HS +4 / 75 / 2nd
Madison Slayton (11) -- Wichita-Trinity +4 / 75 / 2nd
Jacy Anderson (12) -- Andale HS +8 / 79 / 5th
Katye Vausbinder (12) -- Topeka-Hayden HS +8 / 79 / 5th
Lindsey Lewellen (12) -- Augusta HS +14 / 85 / 7th
Haley Miller (11) -- Buhler HS +14 / 85 / 7th
Lauren Madison (11) -- Fort Scott HS +15 / 86 / 9th
Jaela Albers (10) -- Andale HS +17 / 88 /10th
Sarah Carson (12) -- Topeka-Hayden HS +17 / 88 / 10th
Sammy Walter (12) -- Garnett-Anderson CO HS +17 / 88 / 10th
Payton Ginter (10) -- Wellington HS +18 / 89 /13th

This capped off a very successful sophomore season for Payton as she medaled in all 10 tournaments she participated in.  She had 5 top 5 finishes, 4 top 10 finishes and capped it off with 13th at the State Tournament.  This is an improvement over her freshman year when the finished 45th out of 90+ golfers.  This young lady has a lot to be proud of and great things ahead of her.



Thursday, October 11, 2018

Payton Ginter WHS Girls Golf 2018

The WHS Lady Crusader Tennis Squad (Jacelyn Buck, Kylie Aufdengarten, Rylee Rusk, Calli Hatfield and Sophomore Lady Golfer Payton Ginter rec'd a sendoff at WHS Thursday as the former head to Topeka and the latter to Huthinson, for 4A State action, weather permitting. Many students, staff and the Crusader Band fired the crowd up just before departure. The "5" were presented with some gifts and Senior Jacelyn Buck thanked the crowd for their support. Tennis is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, Golf for Monday. The start time for Golf on Monday has been moved back to NOON at all State venues due to forecast low temps overnight Sunday.




Monday, October 8, 2018

4A Regional @ WGC - Payton Ginter Advances

For the 2nd year in a row, Sophomore Payton Ginter has qualified for the State 4A Girls Golf Tournament. Last year as a Freshman, Payton competed at State and finished 45th out of 90 golfers, shooting a 105 at the Lake Shawnee Golf Course in Topeka.

Payton and teammate Emberly Gonzalez competed today in Regional 4A action, right here in Wellington at the Wellington Golf Club. Mother Nature went to sleep for a bit and the field of golfers were able to get 9 holes in. Weather got worse so 9 holes would be it. Here are the outcomes - congratulations to Payton who finished 4th overall - awesome job young lady!!

Congrats to State-Bound Teams
1. Winfield
2. Augusta
3. Circle

Top Ten
1. Hawks Trinity
2. Slayton Trinity
3. Biddle Winfield
4. Ginter Wellington
5. Lewellen Augusta
6. Price Augusta
7. Bertholf Winfield
8. Bartel Winfield
9. Oneyear Augusta
10. Johnston Augusta, won scorecard playoff over Stanton from Winfield

Individual Qualifiers / Top 5 (not on a qualifying team)
Hawks Trinity
Slayton Trinity
Ginter Wellington
Ewing Mulvane
Ingram Mulvane

Congratulations to Hanna Hawks of Wellington, who attends school at Wichita Trinity for her first place Regional 4A finish! 





@ Andale Invitational (Cherry Oaks)
Monday, September 24, 2018

The Lady Crusaders competed at the Andale Invitational Golf Tournament @ Cherry Oaks Golf Course in Cheney yesterday (Monday).  Emberly Gonzalez and Payton Ginter played well.  Emberly recorded her first birdie and par of her young golf career.  She had her highest finish of the season as well.  

Payton Ginter continued to play well, finishing 6th overall with a 87 (+15) for the day.  The Andale Invitational hosts the front running teams in 4A Andale and 5A Andover.  The field had a number of very good golfers.

The ladies will wrap up the regular season next Monday at the AVCTL Championships, hosted again by Andale at Cherry Oaks.  Regionals will be here in Wellington on October 8th.


@ Prairie Trails Golf Course (El Dorado)
Thursday, September 20, 2018

Girls Golf played at Prairie Trails Golf Course in El Dorado yesterday.  Payton Ginter was the only participant from Wellington.  Payton continues to play well, finishing 2nd to Morgan Brasser of Andale with a score of 45.  Payton has medaled in all 6 tournaments this season.  Next up for the Lady Crusaders is the Andale Tournament in Cheney on Monday, Sept. 24th.


@ Andover
Monday, September 17, 2018

Today the girls competed in the Andover Invitational at Crestview Country Club in Andover, KS.  Payton Ginter placed 6th overall with an 89 (49/40), continuing her season streak of top 10 finishes. Very proud of her and her ability to fight back from a rough start on the front nine.  Payton had two eagle attempts on the back that led to birdies.  She continues to improve each week.   Emberly Gonzalez played in only her 4th tournament every (2nd 18 hole).  I am so proud of Emberly and her willingness to try something new.  She has done everything we have asked and continues to get better each week.


Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Payton Ginter WHS Girls Golf 2018

Beautiful day for golf.  Payton Ginter played in the varsity tournament that consisted of 18 holes.  She shot 37 on the front nine and 32 on the back.  Par for Sierra Hills Golf Course is 58.  Payton was +11 for the day, placing 2nd overall behind Morgan Brasser of Andale.  She played extremely well today, setting a PR and placing the highest of her young golf career.  She carded 3 birdies on the back nine alone.  

Emberly Gonzalez played in the junior varsity tournament.  This consisted of 9 holes and was played on the front nine at Sierra Hills.  Emberly also set a PR today with a 64.  She has only played golf for three weeks and has shown great improvement.

Both young ladies will compete next Monday @ the Andover Varsity tournament to be held at Crestview Country Club.


HERE @ WGC (9 holes)
Monday, September 10, 2018

vs Winfield, Buhler, Andover Central, Mulvane

Haley Miller BUHLER 46
Elly Bertholf WINFIELD 48
Kenna Biddle WINFIELD 48
Payton Ginter WELLINGTON 49
Taylee Vieyra BUHLER 52
Celine Mendoza WINFIELD 55
Lauren Specht BUHLER 56
Chaney Littell WINFIELD 56
Dalin Bartel WINFIELD 57
Maura Flahive ANDOVER CTRL 58


WHS Girls Golf 2018 Team

Payton Ginter and Emberly Gonzalez make up this Fall's Girls Golf Team. Both were in action HERE @ WGC on Monday, playing host to Andover Central, Buhler, Mulvane and Winfield, in the 9 hole event. 



@ Winfield
Thursday, September 6, 2018

Payton Ginter 55 - 12th
Emberly Gonzalez 80 - 33rd


@ Augusta
THU Aug 30, 2018

On Thursday, the Lady Crusaders competed at Augusta Country Club in the first golf tournament of the season. We only had one young lady competing. Payton Ginter fired a 44, finishing 8 over par for the day. Payton finished 4th, 8 strokes off the leader and 2 strokes out of 2nd. The girls are back in action Tuesday at Sierra Hills GC in Rose Hill.





It was AVCTL League Tournament time Tuesday for our pioneering Varsity Girls Golf Team, experiencing their first year in existence and doing quite well thank you!

Today at Hesston, all of our Lady Crusaders improved on their scores from previous tournaments. Payton Ginter (a freshman), shot a career best 88 to finish 6th for the Tournament and be named First Team All League!! Is that exciting or what? Congratulations Payton - outstanding!!

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Payton Ginter - 88
Lisa Walter - 116
Taylor Heasty - 120
Kaity Kreifels - 140

Regionals are coming up on Monday in HAYS! Good luck ladies!!


The WHS Girls Varsity Golf Team hosted their first ever Tournament on Monday out at Wellington Golf Club. Here are both the TEAM and INDIVIDUAL TOP 10 Finishers:

TEAM (9 holes)
1st Winfield - 196
2nd Buhler - 225
3rd Andover Central - 229
4th Mulvane - 244
5th Wellington - 261

1st Berholf - Winfield - 46
2nd Biddle - Winfield - 47
3rd Revell - Winfield - 49
4th Miles - Buhler  - 52
5th Dial - Mulvane - 53
6th Zoglemann - Winfield - 54
7th Ginter - Wellington - 54
8th Miles - Andover Central - 54
9th Mitchell - Mulvane - 54
10th Adams - Winfield - 54



WHS Girls Golf 2017

Some sports history this Fall at WHS - a GIRLS GOLF TEAM! With the popularity of golf for both boys and girls at the middle school level and the introduction of their golf program 3 years ago or so, the high school team was started this year with 5 members (4 freshmen and 1 sophomore) with more "Lady Knight Golfers" in the pipeline. Exciting stuff! GO BIG RED!

Meet your 2017 WHS Girls Golf Team!

L to R: Alisa Walters, Payton Ginter, Taylor Heasty, Lauren Bales and Kaitlynne Kreifels

Payton Ginter 8th Place at Sierra Hills

The WHS Varsity Girls Golf Squad was in action Tuesday at Sierra Hills Golf Course against some larger schools and tougher competition. As a team WHS finished 9th out of 10 and Payton Ginter, a WHS Freshman, finished 8th individually which is quite good!! Some of the other schools in competition included Andover Central, Andale, Buhler, Eisenhower, Maize, Valley Center and others. Here were the individual scores for WHS: (is a par 3 course, par was 58)

Payton Ginter 77
Alisa Walters 91 
Lauren Bales 94
Taylor Heasty 109

Congratulations - next up for Wellington's girls golf team is another road trip, this time to the Winfield Country Club on Thursday with a 1:00PM tee-off! Good Luck Ladies!


The WHS Girls Golf Team played in their first tournament EVER Thursday at Augusta. Congratulations to Freshman Payton Ginter who shot a 49 (PR) and finished 7th individually!! The Lady Crusaders in their DEBUT finished 5th, just behind Circle and just ahead of Andover and Andover Central. Congratulations on an awesome first outing to these 3 Freshman and 1 Sophomore!!


This was the WHS Girls Golf Team debut - check out the fine results!

(@ Augusta Country Club)

Payton Ginter 49 (PR) 7th Place
Lauren Bales 57
Alisa Walters 69
Taylor Heasty 71

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Payton putting on final hole!

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Lauren Bales teeing off!

Wichita Trinity 170
Augusta 196
Valley Center 232
Circle 245
Wellington 246
Andover 247
Andover Central 263
Maize South (No Team Score)

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Payton * Lauren * Taylor * Alisa

Next action for the Varsity Girls Golf squad is September 5th @ Wichita (Sierra  Hills).


First Outdoor Practice
WHS Lady Crusader SPORTS HISTORY was made Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2017 at the Wellington Golf Club. After "2" days of watching "rules videos", etc. the first ever Girls Golf Team took to the course for their first outside OFFICIAL PRACTICE in the history of the school. Coaches James Ginter and Vanessa Sawyer took charge of the team after a welcome to the Wellington Golf Club by our very own WHS Graduate and now Director of Golf at Wellington's phenomenal course, Mr. Derek Harrison.

Practice began where tournaments are won and loss - on the putting green. Good Luck to these fine ladies and coaches - you are PIONEERS for sure!!

WHS Girls Golf Team / FALL 2017

Lauren Bales - 9th grade
Payton Ginter - 9th grade
Taylor Heasty - 9th grade
Kaitlynne Kreifels - 9th grade
Alisa Walters - 10th grade


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