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Incline, North Tahoe golf | Cornell named DIII Player of the Year

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Incline junior Mitchell Cornell earned the distinction as the Division III Player of the Year. Cornell won the individual state title while also helping lead the Highlanders to the team championship.
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Three Incline golfers and their coach, and one golfer from North Tahoe, were honored with selections to the Division III All-State team.

Incline junior Mitchell Cornell, who won the individual state title, was the Player of the Year, while longtime Incline coach Joe Humasti was voted Co-Coach of the Year along with Randy Long of White Pine.

Humasti led the Highlanders to their first team state championship since 1993.

Incline’s Bryan Golombik, who placed third in the state tournament, made the All-State first team, and teammate Dylan Smith, who tied for fifth at state, made the second team. North Tahoe freshman Quinn Earley, who finished seventh in the state championship, was also named to the second team.

Division III All-State

Player of the Year: Mitchell Cornell, Incline

Co-Coaches of the Year: Joe Humasti, Incline; Randy Long, White Pine

First Team

Chris Young, White Pine

Collin Young, White Pine

Bryan Golombik, Incline

Griffin Cooper, Yerington

Dakotah Masters, Needles

Nick Herrero, Lake Mead

Second Team

Zarek Phillips, Needles

Dylan Smith, Incline

Quinn Earley, North Tahoe

Braedan Crotteau, Battle Mountain

Kevin Inthachack, Meadows

Toliver Rogers, Battle Mountain

Honorable Mention

Riley Clark, Calvary

Daniel Baralich, Sierra Lutheran

Sean Peasnell, Battle Mountain

Joseph Garcia, Needles