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Tigers finish eighth

CRESWELL — The La Grande boys golf team came up short in their bid for a third-straight state title. The Tigers finished in eighth place with a two-day total of 769 at Emerald Valley Golf Course in Creswell Tuesday.

LHS opened the tournament with a 381 and sat in eighth place after the first day. But the Tigers couldn’t make up ground on Tuesday, shooting a team score of 388 to remain in eighth.

“That is a really tough golf course,” LHS head coach Ron Evans said. 

“The greens are big and fast. But I’m really proud of the way the kids handled themselves.”

La Salle Prep won the team title with a 652, while Baker finished second with a 715. Scappoose (717), Estacada (730) and Hidden Valley (731) rounded out the top five.

Jake Girard was the
Tigers’ top individual finisher. Girard finished tied for 26th with a two-day total of 179. Daniel Seymour tied for 48th with a total of 190, while Craig Wallace tied for 55th with a 199.

James Laurence shot a 201 to tie for 60th, and Andrew Branen shot a 222 to finish in 70th.

“Jake and Danny did great jobs,” Evans said.

“Craig and Andrew, they’re just sophomores, so what a great experience this was for them. And James, he’s a senior but he’s never played competitive golf before, so I’m just really proud of all the kids.”

Evans said that the average score on Monday was a 95.

But he added that his players battled until the end.

“Tuesday they came out with great attitudes,” Evans said. “I can’t say enough about their demeanor. Our goal was to make state and finish about sixth — I think that would have been reasonable. The kids played hard and had fun.”

Wallace finishes 16th

REDMOND —
Carrie Wallace finished in 16th place at the state tournament at Eagle Crest Golf Course in Redmond Tuesday.

Wallace was the only LHS golfer to qualify.

Wallace shot a two-day total of 176, opening with a 91 and closing with an 85.

Monica Vaughn of Reedsport won the individual title with a total of 140.

Outlaws take 12th

CRESWELL — The Enterprise boys golf team finished in 12th place at Emerald Valley Golf Course Tuesday.

The Outlaws shot a team score of 799, while Wallowa finished 13th (842).

Cody Hopkins led EHS, shooting a total of 191 to tie for 40th. Jerrod Snook finished at 200, Damon Greenshields was three strokes back at 203 and  Cody Irish carded a 209. 

Dakota Jenkins and Joseph Harshman combined to shoot 240. Pierce Millar was Wallowa’s top finisher, placing 39th with a 188. Karl Wellens shot 195 and Alex Coutant finished at 222. Chaz Murray and Christopher Warnock both shot 239 over two days.  

 
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