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Bishop Gorman rolls to boys golf state title

Updated May 19, 2023 - 5:05 pm

The Bishop Gorman boys golf team shots a two-day total of 17-over 593 to claim the Class 5A state title Thursday at Red Hawk Golf and Resort in Sparks.

Gorman won by 27 strokes over second-place Shadow Ridge (620). Spanish Springs finished third (635), followed by Palo Verde (638) and Reno High (643).

The Gaels came out of the gate firing, shooting a first-round score of 293 to build a 20-stroke lead over Shadow Ridge.

“It was talked about every day in practice and before and after each tournament with the intent of peaking for this event,” Gorman coach Dusty Allen said. “That preparation and focus paid off with our best round of the year coming on Day 1 of the tournament, giving us a big lead that we were able to hold on to.”

Shadow Ridge’s Bridger Johnson won the individual state title by one stroke at 1-over par (145) over Spanish Springs’ Harrison Hashimoto (146).

Coronado’s Daniel Golan and Brent Chung finished tied for third at 4-over 148. Foothill’s Nolan Wilson and Gorman’s Jay Carr and R.J. Arone finished tied for fifth (149).

Class 3A

Legacy’s Vincent Kyle Forbes won the 3A individual state title with a two-day score of 12-over 154 on Wednesday at Toiyabe Golf Club in Washoe Valley.

Forbes was the only golfer to shoot in the 70s in the first round (75) and defeated Fernley’s Jacob Holmes by seven strokes (161) to claim the title.

Truckee won the team title by 10 strokes (698) over Fernley (708). Legacy finished third with a two-day score of 714.

Class 2A

North Tahoe rolled to the 2A team title with a two-day score of 640, finishing 60 strokes ahead of second-place Lake Mead (700) on Tuesday at Red Hawk Golf and Resort.

North Tahoe took the top two spots in the individual competition with Jaxen Perryman winning by five strokes at 2-over 146 over teammate Ty Whistler (151). The Meadows’ Cooper Glendon (158) finished third, and Lake Mead’s Cooper Long (161) and Jacob Mertl (164) completed the top five.

Durango won the 4A state team title on May 11, with Sky Pointe’s Drake Harvey claiming the individual title.

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