Coronado’s boys golf shot a two-day total of 23-over-par 599 as a team to win the Class 4A state golf tournament at Reflection Bay Golf Club on Tuesday. It was the Cougars’ first title since 2012, and Coronado players celebrated by jumping into Lake Las Vegas.
Jared Smith carded his second straight 1-under-par 71 to easily win the Class 3A boys state golf tournament. He’s the first Western player to win the individual title since Joel Kijowski in 1996. Boulder City captured the team title for the first time since 2006, winning by one stroke over Spring Creek.
Faith Lutheran’s Aidan Goldstein freshman shot 3-under-par 69 at Reflection Bay Monday to take the individual lead after the first day of the tournament.
Smith shot a 1-under-par 71 at Mountain Falls on Monday to grab the lead at the midway point of the Class 3A state tournament at Mountain Falls.
Coronado been a force all season in their quest to reclaim the state title, and will perhaps be Bishop Gorman’s biggest obstacle when the Class 4A state tournament tees off Monday at Reflection Bay Golf Club in Henderson.
Led by medalist Brett Sodetz, Coronado shot a total of 7-under-par 569 as a team, setting a state record for a 36-hole tournament. It was more than enough to give the Cougars their fourth straight title at the Sunrise Region tournament at Paiute on Wednesday.
The Bishop Gorman senior started the second day of the Sunset Region boys golf tournament seven strokes back of the leader. But a strong back nine, including three straight birdies, powered Abbott to a 4-under-par 140 and a one-stroke victory at Paiute on Wednesday.
Veronica Joels carded a 9-over-par 81 at Canyon Gate on Wednesday to earn the individual title and help The Meadows capture the team crown in the Class 2A Southern League boys golf tournament.
Coronado’s Brett Sodetz took the first-round lead at the Class 4A Sunrise Region tournament with a 7-under-par 65.
Boulder City freshman Blake Schaper shot an even-par 72 at Boulder Creek on Tuesday to easily win the Class 3A Southern Region tournament.