NEWBURY—Independence and Geneva opened the 2019 season with big wins at the Chagrin Valley Conference Preseason Tournament at Punderson Golf Course.
The Blue Devils shot a 368 to edge defending Chagrin Division champion Chagrin Falls, who finished with 376 strokes. Geneva won the Valley Division with a division best 482. Edgewood finished second in the Valley with 499 strokes.
Independence’s Emma McGreal claimed medalist honors with a tournament-low 82. Lutheran West’s Sam Webb finished second with an 83 and Independence’s Allie Ksiaska and Hawken’s Ella Wong both carded an 84 to finish tied for third. Chagrin Falls’ Chloe Steger rounded out the top five with an 88.
Geneva’s Nia Gribbons won medalist honors in the Valley Division with a 116.