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Athlete of the Week: John Wirth

By on August 30, 2012 at 2:31 pm

John Wirth | Athlete of the Week

Waterloo golfer John Wirth at the Monroe County Tournament on Thursday, where he took first place. (Kermit Constantine photo)

Waterloo High School senior golfer John Wirth is the Republic-Times Athlete of the Week. Wirth has medaled in every tournament the Bulldogs have played in so far this season.

To lead off the season, Wirth placed second at the Quincy Invitational with a 71 and tied for fourth at the Alton Invitational with a 74.

On Tuesday, Waterloo played in the U-High Invitational, with Wirth finishing tied for second, shooting a 72.

Wirth also won the Monroe County Tournament, shooting a 35 to beat Gibault, Columbia, and Valmeyer.

Congratulations John, and keep up the good work!

Teryn Schaefer

Teryn was born and raised in Waterloo, growing up watching local sports and Mon-Clair baseball. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri Journalism School and loves cheering on her Tigers any chance she gets.