QUINCY -- Sophomore Katherine Hepler earned medalist honors with a 3-over-par 74 to lead a 1-2-3 finish for University High School as the Pioneers cruised to the Class AA Quincy Girls Golf Regional title Wednesday at Westview Golf Course in Quincy.
Hepler was followed by teammates Lauren English (76) and Jenna Wampler (77) as U High fired a 317 total. Freshman Sheinnera Gerongay (90) was the other counting U High scorer.
Normal West finished second at 356 to also advance to Monday's Belleville Althoff Sectional at Clinton Hills in Swansea along with Quincy (362). Lincoln placed seventh with 410.
Kaitlin Reid placed fourth with an 81 to pace West. Other Wildcat scorers were Kelly Farina (87), Rachel Clark (89) and Kayley Pyne (99).