Galena golf is in third

The Galena High golf team stood in third after the first day of the NIAA 4A State Championships at Aliante Golf Club in North Las Vegas.

Galena finished with a score of 398, one stroke ahead of Coronado, which stood at 399. Bonanza was in first with a 384 and was followed by Palo Verde with a 386. Green Valley was in fifth with a 406, one stroke ahead of Fallon with a 407.

In the individual standings, Galena's Steve Kafchinski was tied for third after firing a 2-over-par 74 on the par-72, 7,022-yard course. Spanish Springs' Dennis Carr fired a 71 for the first round lead and Bonanza's Joseph Wieser was in second with a 73.

Bishop Gorman's Johnny Pinjuv and Fallons' Scott Smith was tied with Kafchinski at 74. Right behind Kafchinski in a group of players tied for sixth was Galena's Dan Wittlinger, who shot a 75.

Carson High's Tim Hohl was in the middle of the pack after firing an 80. Douglas High Trent Hennessy-York fired an 84.

Other result for Galena were Kyle Erickson with a 79, Morgan Goff shot an 82 and Ryan Hill and Wade McElroy each had an 88. The second and final round of the tournament will be held today.


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