ALMONT — Almont had two of their players recognized when the Michigan High School Golf Coaches Association announced their Division 4 All-State lineup recently.
Senior Brandi Kautz, who tied for fifth medalist honors at the state finals, was a first team selection.
In addition to that, Kautz also earned Academic All-State accolades. She posted a grade point of 3.85 or above to secure that accomplishment.
Senior Jesse Hellebuyck, who finished 11th at the state finals, was the other Almont player recognized. Hellebuyck landed a spot on the honorable mention portion of the Division 4 All-State lineup.
Kautz and Hellebuyck are joined on the squad by:
First team- Megan Brown, Montague; Sydney Buchanan, Royal Oak Shrine; Orianna Bylsma, Montague; Sara Hauptz, St. Catherine of Wixom; Georgette Kersman, North Muskegon; Sabrina Langerak, Northpointe Christian; Emma Lantis, Durand; Amanda Melling, Lansing Catholic; Jacque O’Neill, Harbor Springs; and Kamryn Shannon, Michigan Center.
Honorable mention- Annika Berg, Onsted; Meg Christian, Kalamazoo Hackett; Kayla Collins, Northpointe Christian; Mackenzie Goudreau, Montague; Ashley Hilderly, Jackson Lumen Christi; Colleen McNally, Kalamazoo Hackett; Jaime Metzger, Onsted; Gabriella Moreau, Montague; Madde Skeel, Shepherd; Sailor Somerville, Lansing Catholic; Katie Unger, Montague; and Taylore Wilson, Harbor Springs.
Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.