La Junta boys tie for fourth at Florence

FLORENCE — The La Junta High School boys' golf team played its first varsity competition of the season by taking fourth place at the Florence Invitational, which was also the first of three Tri-Peaks League tournaments, Monday at the Sumo Village Golf Course.

Leading the Tigers was Jay Paolucci, who finished seventh with an 84. Cody Schrock was 12th with an 87, Noah Sedillo was 19th with a 91 and Chance Oquist was 25th with a 97.

Lamar won the tournament with 227 strokes, followed by St. Mary's with 247, Salida with 256 and La Junta and Buena Vista both with 264.

Trinidad's Lance Peters was the medalist with a 72.

La Junta will next compete at the Pueblo Centennial Invitational Wednesday at Walking Stick Golf Course.

Team scores

Lamar 227, St. Mary's 247, Salida 256, La Junta 264, Buena Vista 264, Rye 283, Manitou Springs 291, Trinidad 302, Florence 354, Pueblo Central 364, Pueblo County 366, James Irwin 374, Colorado Springs Christian NS, Canon City NS.

Fowler takes third at Pueblo West

PUEBLO WEST — The Fowler High School boys' golf team finished third at the Pueblo West Cyclone Invitational Monday at Desert Hawk Golf Course.

Derrick Sharp was the Grizzlies' top golfer as he tied for fifth with an 87. David Gage tied for 10th with an 89, Christian Mullarkey tied for 22nd with a 97 and Hunter Mason tied for 30th with a 102.

Pueblo County was the team champion with 318, followed by Pueblo Central with 362, Fowler with 375, Canon City with 381 and Pueblo East with 382.

Pueblo County's Andrew Egan was the medalsit with a two-over-par 74.

Fowler will also play at the Pueblo Centennial Invitational on Wednesday.

Team scores

Pueblo County 318, Pueblo Central 362, Fowler 375, Canon City 381, Pueblo East 382, Pueblo West 390, Pueblo Centennial 394, Pueblo South 401, Swallows NS.

Guadagnoli shoots hole-in-one at LJMGC

La Junta Municipal Golf Course club member Adam Guadagnoli shot a hole-in-one last Wednesday.

His ace came on the fifth hole and it was witnessed by Aaron Ramirez and Travis Bender.