Golfers hold their own in tough CWAC competition
The Quincy Jacks boys golf team beat Prosser and lost to East Valley Yakima on April 18, on a repeat of the last time the Jacks went up against two teams in the same day.
On April 11, the Jacks lost to Ephrata but defeated Toppenish. Seven days later, the team went home with another split.
Prosser scored a 504 and East Valley-Yakima scored a 368. Nestled in between were the Jacks with a 404.
Leading the boys in green-and-gold was Nate Gonzalez who shot a 91, followed by Gavin Sahli who shot a 100, Conner Morgan who shot a 106 and Trytan Ortiz who shot a 107.
For East Valley-Yakima, Drew Davis shot an 85, followed by Khale Calhoun who shot a 90, Rey Bautista who shot a 95, Noah Dooley who shot a 98.
Those four were the scores that counted toward the total. In addition, Levi Pearson shot a 101, and Tre Bukowiec shot 110.
For Prosser, AJ Mulbry shot a 104, followed by Jared Guinn with 105, Donald Olmstead with 136, Thane Everett with a 159 and Joseph Simard with 163.
The split left the Jacks in sixth place as of April 23, with a 2-4 record in league and 2-6 record overall.
The Mustangs remain winless in eighth place, with an 0-2 record, and East Valley improved to 3-1, good enough for a tie for third place.
Next up for the Quincy Jacks boys golf team is a 2:30 p.m. home match against Wapato, Selah and Grandview, on April 25 at Colockum Ridge, followed by a trip to Leavenworth the next day to play Cascade at 2:30 p.m.
The girls team participated in the Gamble Sands Invitational on April 18 going up against 81 other female golfers.
Stacia Sarty shot an 87 on the Brewster course, which serves as home course for the Chelan Goats, among other teams.
The score put Sarty in seventh place among 1A/2A golfers. Mackenzie Kleyn shot a 108, as well.
Prior to the trip to the invite, the girls had defeated Toppenish and Grandview, putting up a 478 versus the Wildcats’ 526 and the Greyhounds’ 601.
The girls’ team now sits at 3-2, head coach Pat McGuire wrote in an email.
Next up for the girls was a matchup against Othello and Wapato on April 23 at home.
Scores weren’t available prior to press time. Then, the team goes to Leavenworth, too, to play the Kodiaks on April 26.
By Sebastian Moraga, email@example.com