Incline golf | Cornell, Highlanders win at Eagle Valley |

Incline golf | Cornell, Highlanders win at Eagle Valley

Mitchell Cornell won a Division III tournament at Eagle Valley Golf Course by shooting a 4-under-par 68.
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Team results

Incline, 443

North Tahoe, 474

Sierra Lutheran, 490

Yerington, 524

Sage Ridge, 548

Hawthorne, 580

The Incline golf team continued its successful season with another first-place finish in a league tournament at Eagle Valley Golf Course in Carson City last Thursday.

The Highlanders, who hosted the tournament, claimed the win with a combined team score of 443. North Tahoe finished second with a season-best 474. The Lakers were followed by Sierra Lutheran (490), Yerington (524), Sage Ridge (548) and Hawthorne (580).

Incline’s Mitchell Cornell earned tournament medalist honors by shooting a 4-under-par 68. Griffin Cooper of Yerington gave him a run, as he finished second, two strokes behind with a 2-under-par 70. North Tahoe freshman Quinn Earley carded a 76 for a third-place finish.

Dylan Smith posted the Highlanders’ second-lowest score with an 83. Teammate Johnny Lockhardt continues to improve as he shot a personal-best 92, while Peter Larson shot 98, Nico Cruz 108 and Brandon Swick 102. Bryan Golombik had to withdraw because of a shoulder injury.

The next league tournament is Thursday in Fernley. The Northern Division III regional championships are scheduled for May 6 at Elko’s Ruby View Golf Course. State will be held at the Incline Village Championship Course on May 11-12.

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