Warriors finish fifth in 15-team invitational tournament at Edgewood
STATELINE ” The results weren’t what Whittell High desired, but no Nevada 2A golf teams finished ahead of the Warriors on their home course Thursday at Edgewood Tahoe.
Bishop Manogue, a Class 4A school from Reno, won the 15-team invitational with a five-player score of 400. The Truckee Wolverines weren’t far behind with 410, Lowry third at 425, Douglas fourth at 428 and Whittell fifth at 432.
Manogue’s top three players shot in the 70s, including medalist Miles Mathewson, who carded a 1-over-par 73. Truckee was led by Ethan Harman, who was runner-up with a round of 75.
The Warriors, the two-time defending Nevada 2A state champions, had four players shoot rounds in the 80s.
“We could have shot a little bit better, especially with this being our home course,” said Whittell’s Michael Koskin. “That could have also put pressure on us.”
Defending state champion John Szendrey led the way by placing seventh with an 80. Szendrey, however, wasn’t pleased with his team-low performance. He was 1-over-par through No. 13 but struggled on the finishing holes.
“I started out really good, then blew up,” Szendrey said. “I liked playing against the better schools because it makes us play better.”
Not far behind Szendrey were Trevor Fairbank with 84, Koskin with 86 and Alex Szendrey with 89.
Koskin, like John Szendrey, got off to a good start in his round. He was 1-over through four holes and nearly eagled his third hole ” the par-5 18th.
“I was focusing on my score instead of shot to shot, not really taking my time,” Koskin said.
Next Thursday, the Warriors will participate in an event hosted by Incline, then turn their attention toward defending their regional title the following week.
For a complete list of scores from Thursday’s even, see Scoreboard on page 14.
EDGEWOOD TAHOE GOLF COURSE
1. Manogue 400, 2. Truckee 410, 3. Lowry 425, 4. Douglas 428, 5. Whittell 432, 6. Incline 445, 7. Spring Creek 454, 8. Yerington 462, 9. Dayton 465, 10. Fernley 511, 11. Rite of Passage 730, 12. (tie) incomplete scores for Sage Ridge, Hawthorne, North Tahoe, Sparks.
Top 5 scores
1. Miles Mathewson, Manogue, 73, 2. Ethan Harman, Truckee, 75; 3. Thomas Wicker, Douglas, 76; 4. Donald Carano, Manogue, 77; 5. Jordan Anderson, Manogue, 79.
Team individual scores
Manoge: Mathewson 73, Carano 77, Anderson 79, Sullivan 82, Kernan 89, Brock 96.
Truckee: Harman 75, Collin 82, Gelso 83, Sullivan 84, Poulin 86, Nousianen 86.
Lowry: Vetter 81, Dendary 83, Bryan 84, Miller 86, Jakich 91, Eldoldt 96.
Douglas: Wicker 76, Guzman 83, Allen 88, Leising 89, Logan 92, Tesseman 99.
Whittell: John Szendrey 80, Trevor Fairbank 84, Michael Koskin 86, Alex Szendrey 89, Geoff Caliger 93, Steven Mick 93.
Incline: Wright 79, Holets 80, Baumann 91, Conino 96, Causey 99, Flanders 130.
Spring Creek: Cordova 86, Schmidt 89, Moe 91, Scott 92, Haslem 96, Gray 102.
Yerington: Arrighi 80, West 91, W. Smith 93, T. Smith 95, Wildermuth 103, M. Smith 107.
Dayton: Conroy 88, M. Peterson 89, Palmer 92, J. Peterson 96, Stoll 100, Hall 107.
Fernley: Montgomery 98, Zaldivar 98, Pasco 104, Abrahamzon 104, Alcala 107, Wren 117.
Rite of Passage: scores of 119, 127, 148, 148 and 188.
North Tahoe: Griffith 87, Boerner 91, Granger 111, Bahrke 114.
Sparks: Chamberlain 100, Morgan 106, Lambert 110, Lax 139.
Sage Ridge: Power 96, Farahi 96, Johnston 127.
Hawthorne: Kenton 81, Parsons 99, Viani 107.
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