Tigers’ Coleman finishes 8th in state golf
LAS VEGAS – Douglas High’s Greg Coleman followed up a first-round 77 with a second-round 75 and finished in a tie for eighth at the NIAA 4A state golf tournament at TPC-Las Vegas Tuesday afternoon.
Coronado won the team title with a score of 751, 13 shots better than Palo Verde. Centennial was third at 790. Bishop Manogue was fourth at 814, Reno was fifth 827 and Green Valley was sixth at 846.
Coleman’s teammate, Thomas Wicker, followed up his 81 on Monday with an 80 on Tuesday for a 161, good for a tie for 29th place.
The medalist was Coronado sophomore A.J. McInerney, who shots rounds of 68 and 66 for a 134. The highest Northern Nevada finisher was Fallon’s Matt Vanderbeek, who shot a 36-hole total of 149.
LOWRY, VIRGIN VALLEY
TIED IN 3A GOLF
MESQUITE – Virgin Valley and Lowry both carded 422 after one round of the NIAA 3A state golf tournament Tuesday at the Oasis Golf Club’s Canyon course.
Spring Creek is third at 436 and Dayton is fourth at 514.
Joe Dendary of Lowry, Homer Andrae of Spring Creek and Allan Nousiainen shot 3-over-par 74s.
Michael Peterson shot a 93 to lead Dayton. The rest of the Dayton team struggled, as Jeff Peterson shot 101, Connor Conroy 104, Lucas Palmer 108, Bryan Thomas 108 and Bailey Allison 110.