Sam Range and Haley Faus | Athletes of the Week

Sam Range and Haley Faus, R-T Athletes of the Week

The Republic-Times Athletes of the Week are Gibault golfer Sam Range and Waterloo High School golfer Haley Faus. A senior, Range advanced to his fourth straight state golf tournament by shooting an even-par 72 last Tuesday at Governor’s Run in Carlyle to lead all golfers in the Class 1A Wesclin Sectional. Range also posted the overall low score at regional.

After shooting a 77 on Friday in the IHSA state golf tourney at Prairie Vista Golf Course, Range closed out his high school career with a 76 on Saturday to finish in eighth place, earning a medal.

Faus, a junior, also advanced to this weekend’s state golf tourney, shooting a 76 at Tuesday’s Class A Zeigler Sectional. She advanced to sectional along with the WHS girls golf team, which placed second as a team at the regional.

Faus improved on her 84-shot first round on Friday at state by shooting an 80 on Saturday — good for a three-way tie for 16th place to finish the Class 1A IHSA state tournament.

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Corey Saathoff

Corey is the editor of the Republic-Times. He has worked at the newspaper since 2004, and currently resides in Columbia. He is also the principal singer-songwriter and plays guitar in St. Louis area country-rock band The Trophy Mules.
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