NT golfers return from road trip; Truckee golf wins tourney
April 21, 2008
The North Tahoe golf team returned from a three-game road trip to Death Valley (Calif.) and Round Mountain this past week with a second- and third-place finish.The Lakers also played a practice round at Mt. Whitney Golf Course in Lone Pine.At Furnace Creek in Death Valley, a 2A tournament, the Lakers placed second to White Pine by a score of 426-481. Tonopah was third at 504, followed by Wells with a 519. Scores were high because of windy conditions.Alec Griffith led North Tahoe with an 84, which was the third-lowest score of the tournament. Craig Munro took an individual medal for ninth overall with a 90. Sean Lovely played as an independent and posted a 97 to move into the fourth spot for his team at Round Mountain the following day.Conner Whaley shot a 95, Kevin Scardigli a l04, Brett Bahrke 109 and Andrew Hill 118.At Round Mountain, located near Tonopah in west-central Nevada, the Lakers placed third with a team score of 426. White Pine won with a score of 414, followed by Battle Mountain at 420, Tonopah 459, Round Mountain, 492 and Wells 504.Griffith again led the way for North Tahoe, placing second individually shooting an 80. Bahrke posted his lowest round ever with an 83 to move up to the second spot for the Lakers and ninth overall. Craig Munro shot an 86, Scardigli 87, Whaley 90 and Lovely 103. Hill, playing as an independent, shot a 104.
The Truckee High golf team took first place in the Incline Tournament played at the Eagle Valley Golf Course in Carson City this past Thursday.Truckee, which leads the season standings by two points over Lowry, posted a tournament-low score of 383 between its top five golfers. Yerington was second at 401, followed by Lowry (408), Spring Creek (412), Fernley (446), Dayton (490) and Sparks. Whittell, the only 2A team in the tournament, shot a 405.Junior Will Collin led the Wolverines with a 74. Senior Bryce Poulin shot a 75, followed by teammates Pat Galvin (76), Cian Sullivan (78) and Matt Hardy (80).Vinny Arrighi of Yerington was the tournament medalist, shooting a 68.On April 11, Truckee placed second to tournament host Lowry, posting a score of 408 to the Buckaroos 399. In six tournaments, the Wolverines have three wins, two second-place finishes and one third.Three tournaments remain, with North Tahoe hosting at Edgewood on May 2 and Truckee hosting at Old Greenwood on May 8 to close the regular season.