Siegenthaler wins LTGC event
Fritz Siegenthaler took the Lake Tahoe Player’s Club-Age Championships Super Seniors (65 and over) tournament August 6 at Lake Tahoe Golf Course.
Siegenthaler, who boasts a 10 handicap, was four strokes ahead of Ed Saldivar after shooting a 81 (71 with handicap) and 14 in front of third-place finisher Donald Codeglia.
The senior division (50-64) was won by Richard Hood (74 scratch) and a 68 with handicap, while Tom Dickey was second and Herb Lindsay third.
The nonseniors (49 and under) was won by Steve White, who shot a 76 scratch score and a 69 with his seven handicap. Jon Hansen was second and John Gleave third.
Kirk Thompson was closest to the hole on the par-3 sixth hole, putting his ball within 17 feet, 10 inches. Eric Fahland was closest on No. 17 (3-5).
For a complete list of the tournament scores, see scoreboard 2B.
Viking tennis to start soon
South Tahoe High tennis will begin tryouts Monday, August 13 at 9 a.m. at the STHS tennis courts. All interested players are invited to participate and need to attend the first team meeting.
The boys’ team is especially in need of freshmen players – no experience needed. For more information, call coach Pat Fagen at (530) 541-8492.
Junior high basketball camp
The Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department is now taking registration for the Junior High Girls Basketball Clinic.
The camp runs Aug. 22 and 23 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Douglas High School. This is the great opportunity to brush up on your basketball skills before the Middle School team try-outs. The clinic will focus on skill development, the basic fundamentals of the sport and team concepts. The instructors are Andy Hughes, Aubrey McCreary and Werner Christen, all experienced coaches. The fee is $3
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