Community sports: Golf clinic again a big success
May 23, 2017
The 25th annual Alexander Memorial Family Golf Clinic Sunday was a smashing success.
An estimated 600 people attended the clinic, and they were put through their paces by more than 40 local golf professionals.
The annual clinic is sponsored by Eagle Valley Golf Course, Michael Hohl Automotive, Battle Born Harley Davidson, The El Cord Foundation, the EJ Tegner Foundation, the Patricia and David Kepler Foundation, the Antigua Group and the NNWGA.
There were raffles throughout the day, and Pat and Scott Hickey from Golf Headquarters in Reno donated drivers and hybrids to the younger golfers. Genoa Lakes, Edgewood Tahoe and Eagle Valley donated rounds of golf to lucky grand prize raffle winners.
And, Peter Longo entertained the crowd with his amazing trick shots.
Eagles win twice
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in flag football
The Eagles, led by Ryan Galloway's eight TD passes, knocked off the Raiders 33-18, and the Patriots 32-19 in Talents Carson City NFL Flag Football League competition last week.
The Eagles, who improved to 7-7 got four scores from Matthew Doan, three from Ryan Kleine and three from R.J. Gomez.
The Browns improved to 14-0 with wins over the Seahawks and Steelers. Eduardo Orozco had five TD passes and one score, Victor Contreras scored five times and Alex Myrehn had three scores. Kory Grist had 12 flag pulls.
The Raiders split two games and stand 8-5-1. Joey Altermerano had six TD passes and Brandon Escobar contributed three. Chris Bravo had one TD pass and two scores, and Eric Vasquez had three scores.
The Patriots are 6-7-1 after going 1-1 on the week. William Ore scored twice and had three TD passes. Jacob Hanson had two TD passes and three other scores. The Seahawks fell to 5-9 after two losses. Aaron DeWitt had seven flag pulls, while Arturo Medina and Nasser Abdelhady had six each.
The Steelers also lost twice, falling to 1-13. Christian Smith had five TD passes and three other scores, and Braden Marsh had nine flag pulls.
Masiello wins event at
John Masiello shot a net 68 to win Flight A at the Empire Ranch Senior Men's Club event played at Eagle Valley.
Nick Jannis was second and Wade Walker was third. Both shot net 69s. In Flight B, Jim Green shot 67 to nose out Mala Chizak and Mike Helm, both of whom shot 68s.
Don Wilson shot 67 to win Flight C and Johns Pearson was second with a 68.
Golf clinics at Empire
Ranch in June
Starting June 6 and 7, Empire Ranch will host junior golf clinics from 3:30 to 5 p.m.
Clinic days are Tuesday and Wednesday, and open to boys and girls between 5 and 17. The cost is $130 per month.
Call 885-2100 for more information.
Boykin wins EV
Kim Boykin won first flight with a net 38 at the recent Eagle Valley Women's Club. The format was Mutt and Jeff.
Georgia Silva won first flight low net with a 28 and Mary Kay Kaluza was next with a 29. Sandy Lawrence won low gross in the second flight with a 41. Donna McKimmey was the second flight low net winner with a 23 followed by Jackie Allard with a 26.
Mary Bennett won low gross in the third flight with a 46, and Gale Nelson won low net with a 27. Bonnie MacQuarrie was next with a 28.
Pumas Elite win
Wild West tourney
Carson Futbol Club's U-18 Pumas Elite won the Wild West Shootout over the weekend.
The Pumas tied Carson FC Earthquakes, 0-0, and then went onto defeat South Tahoe FC 98 Select Oro, 1-0, Mammoth B17, 8-2, and South Tahoe FC 98 Select Oro, 2-1, in the championship match.
Danny Manzo, Milton Rubio, Guillermo Hernandez and Efren Ramirez all scored twice in the tournament and Javier Vega, Adrian Torres, Isael Lopez and Guillermo Prez added one score each.
Other members of the team are Osvaldo Gomez, Ernesto Llamas, Jesus Ramos, Ricardo Gonzalez, Max Navarro, Christian Martinez, Ronniel Elliot, Raul Lopez and Alex Gonzalez.
team up for win
Paul Cwalina and Bob Van Nort shot 58 to win the Carson Valley Golf Club's two-man best ball event over the weekend.
Charles Poe and John Pearson shot 60, Matthew Budjako and Gary Carsten shot 61. There was a four-way tie for fourth with a 64.
Dennis Patterson and Marc Menezes won closest to the hole.