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North Tahoe golf | Fenley, Semmens lead Lakers at 2A State Championship

Submitted PhotoThe North Tahoe golf team at the 2A State Championship tournament at Rivers Edge in Needles.

Buster Fenley and Trevor Semmens led the North Tahoe golf team in the 2A State Championship tournament on Monday and Tuesday at Rivers Edge in Needles (Calif.).

Fenley finished in a tie for 16th place out of 46 players on the 6,189-yard, par-71 course, while Semmens placed 18th. Fenley shot a 78 on the first day of the two-day tournament and an 88 on Day 2 and#8212; which was windy and 108 degrees and#8212; to post a combined score of 166.

Semmens carded an 83 and an 84 for a two-day score of 167.

Ty Pickel of White Pine won the individual state title with a consistent 74 on both days for a 148. Incline senior and defending state champ Jordan Wright won a tiebreaker for second place with a 150 (71-79).

Whittell captured the state championship as a team for the fifth time in the past six years. The Warriors led by 12 strokes after the first day and posted a final, two-day score of 833 to runner-up Needles’ 842. White Pine was third, at 847, followed by The Meadows (850), Incline (876) and North Tahoe (911).

The Lakers’ Riley McGuire McCarthy posted a 175 (87-88) to finish 28th overalll, while Zachary Kriston shot a 201 (100-101), Griffin Granger shot a 202 (100-102) and Dan Vanderwiele shot a 226 (105-121).

North Tahoe qualified for state with a third-place finish at regionals last Thursday at Edgewood Tahoe.

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