The 2016-17 school year had its first local sporting event on Friday as Fowler High School hosted its home boys' golf tournament at the Cottonwood Links.

The Grizzlies took advantage of their home surrounding as they won the tournament with a team score of 267, 13 better than second-place Lamar with 280.

Leading Fowler was Mitchell Fosdick, who finished second among individuals with an 85. Derrick Sharp was fifth overall with a 90. Alexander Proctor was seventh on the leaderboard with a 92 and Ty Hershey had a final score of 113.

Lamar was led by Brock Reedy, the individual medalist, with a two-over-par 74. He finished 11 strokes ahead of his closest competitor.

Monte Vista took third place with 285 and it was led by Casin Holder, who was sixth among individuals with a 90.

La Junta was fourth with 290. Jay Paolucci was the Tigers' top golfer as he placed third with an 86. Cody Schrock was next as he was 10th with a 96.

Noah Sedillo had a score of 108 and Ryan Copley shot a 111.

Rye was fifth with 291. Noah Glass was its top performer as was eighth with a 93 and Zack Richardson was ninth with a 95.

Swink was the fifth-place team with 318. Levi Collins led the Lions with a 100, Rico Carale shot a 104, Joe Headlee had a 108, Ethan Jacobs shot a 110 and Stephen Gossman fired in a 115.

Rocky Ford was sixth with 320. Cristian Valdez led the Meloneers with a 100, Seth Havens shot a 105, Damon Carpenter recorded a 115, Blake Havens had a 122, Martin Fernandez recorded a 123 and Treater Tanabe had a 128.

Rounding out the team scoring were Florence with 333, Pueblo County with 345 and Swallows Charter Academy with 347. La Veta and Trinidad did not record a team score.

All four local programs will compete at the Lamar Invitational today (Monday) at Spreading Antlers Golf Course. They will next be at the Swink Invitational, which will take place Tuesday at the La Junta Municipal Golf Course.

Fowler Invitational

At Cottonwood Links

Par 72

Team scores

Fowler 267, Lamar 280, Monte Vista 285, La Junta 290, Rye 291, Swink 318, Rocky Ford 320, Florence 333, Pueblo County 345, Swallows 347, La Veta NS, Trinidad NS

Individual scores

Brock Reedy (Lamar) 74

Mitchell Fosdick (Fo.) 85

Jay Paolucci (LJ) 86

Justin Blan (T) 87

Derrick Sharp (Fo.) 90

Casin Holder (MV) 90

Alexander Proctor (Fo.) 92

Noah Glass (Rye) 93

Zack Richardson (Rye) 95

Cody Schrock (LJ) 96

Hunter Hines (MV) 97

Luke Hoffstetter (MV) 98

Gabe Miller (Fl.) 98

Levi Collins (Swi.) 100

Tucker Tones (MV) 100

Cristian Valdez (RF) 100

Noah Sartori (T) 102

Lucas Tinnes (Lamar) 102

Bryson Benedict (Rye) 103

Rico Carale (Swi.) 104

Damon Elarton (Rye) 104

Dylan McTaggert (Lamar) 104

Harley Driscoll (LV) 105

Seth Havens (RF) 105

Mason Martinez (Lamar) 105

Joe Headlee (Swi.) 108

Noah Sedillo (LJ) 108

Ethan Jacobs (Swi.) 110

Ryan Copley (LJ) 111

Nic Marin (PC) 112

Morgan Braxton (PC) 113

Ty Hershey (Fo.) 113

Xavier Mercer (Swa.) 113

Stephen Gossman (Swi.) 114

John Vellejos (Swa.) 114

Damon Carpenter (RF) 115

Jaxson Phillips (Fl.) 116

Garrett Ornicek (Fl.) 119

Bradley Weldon (Rye) 119

Jard Garrett (Swa.) 120

James Tucker (PC) 120

Blake Havens (RF) 122

Martin Fernandez (RF) 123

Nic Colletti (PC) 124

Matt Little (Fl.) 126

Truckee White (LV) 126

Treater Tanabe (RF) 128