Truckee golf | Wolverines host final regular-season tourney |

Truckee golf | Wolverines host final regular-season tourney

Staff report

Sylas Wright / Sierra Sun

TRUCKEE, Calif. — While they didn’t qualified for the Division I-A state golf championship, the Wolverines ended the season on a high note in their hosted tournament at Old Greenwood on Thursday.

Truckee finished sixth in a field of nine team, posting a team score of 475 between its top five golfers.

Lowry took the win with a low team score of 415. Elko was second with a 431 and Spring Creek third at 438. South Tahoe was fourth with a 462, followed by Dayton with a 464. Fallon (511), Fernley (523) and Sparks (566) also competed.

Cole Erquiaga of Lowry earned medalist honors by firing a 78. Teammate Ethan Gray was second with a 79 and Elko’s Caden Bammesberger third with an 81.

Sam Mohun led the Truckee contingent, shooting a 92. Paul Buschmann shot a 93, Brandon Flora a 94, Jordan Fereira a 95, Jared Huey a 101 and Zak Pettit a 104.

The top three teams based on the seven regular-season tournaments — Lowry, Elko and Spring Creek — advanced to the state championship.

The top five individuals from non-qualifying teams also earned state berths. They include Justice Akerson (82.8) of Fernley, Jake Turner (87) of Dayton, Connor Shaw (89.2) and Tre Charette (92.6) of South Tahoe, Jeff Evett (92.6) of Fallon and Jeff Brooks (92.8) of Dayton.

Mohun posted Truckee’s lowest average, with a 93.