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

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