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Truckee golf | Wolverines place fourth at Spring Creek

Staff report

Team results

Elko, 405

Spring Creek, 429

Fallon, 443

Truckee, 446

Lowry, 457

Fernley, 498

Dayton, 564

South Tahoe, 632

The Truckee golf team fell to third place in the league standings after finishing fourth in a Division I-A tournament hosted by Spring Creek this past Thursday.

The Wolverines posted a team score of 446, which was three strokes behind third-place Fallon (443). Elko won with a low score of 405, while Spring Creek came in at 429. Following Truckee was Lowry (457), Fernley (498), Dayton (564) and South Tahoe (632).

Senior Jordan Fereira led the Wolverines individually, carding an 84. Sam Willis posted his best result of the season with an 86 and was followed by teammates Cody Tilton (87), Airon Yarbrough (94), Jake Lahr (95) and Brandon Flora (98).

Daniel Mahlke of Spring Creek was the tournament medalist with a 77. Lowry’s Andres Mendoza, who leads the league with an average score of 77.6, finished runner-up with a 78.

Tilton remains in second place individually with an average of 79.6. Elko’s Rance Black and Mahlke are tied for third, each with 80 averages.

With its second-place team finish, Spring Creek edged ahead of Truckee for second in the standings with an average score of 434.2 to the Wolverines’ 436.6. Elko leads the way with a 423.8 average, while Fallon (446.8) is fourth and Lowry (449.6) fifth.

Lowry is scheduled to host the next tournament on Thursday. The state championship is scheduled for May 11-12 at Old Greenwood Golf Course in Truckee.


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