Fowler High School hosted its annual boys' golf tournament Thursday at the Cottonwood Links.

Rye came away the easy team champion with 252 strokes, easily outdistancing Swallows Charter Academy with 289.

All four of the Thunderbolt golfers finished in the Top 6, and they were led by medalist Chance Donlon, who shot a 9-over-par 81. Baine Roy was second overall with an 83, Robert Buford was fourth with an 88 and Johnny Marquez was fifth with a 91.

Leading Swallows was Keaton Murphy, who finished third overall with an 86.

Fowler and Rocky Ford were the only local teams in the tournament. The Meloneers finished in fifth place with 330, while the Grizzlies were right behind in sixth place with 333.

Leading Rocky was Josh Johnson with a 98. Jeremy Johnson shot a 110, and Jacob Efird recorded a 122.

Fowler was led by Blake Buchner with a 104, followed by Steven Hildreth with a 109, Liam Griffy with a 120 and Luke Gonzalez with a 133.

Eads finished in third place overall with 317 and Cheyenne Wells was fourth with 317.

Rounding out the team scores were Pueblo County with 353, Florence with 359 and Lamar with 365.

Fowler will next compete at the Florence Invitational on Monday, while Rocky Ford won't play again until Aug. 28 at the Pueblo Centennial Invitational.

Fowler Invitational

At Cottonwood Links

Par 72

Team scores

Rye 252, Swallows 289, Eads 310, Cheyenne Wells 317, Rocky Ford 330, Fowler 333, Pueblo County 353, Florence 359, Lamar 365.

Individual scores

Donlon (Rye); 81

Roy (Rye); 83

Murphy (S); 86

Buford (Rye); 88

Marquez (Rye); 91

Compton (S); 95

Jo. Johnson (RF); 98

Pelton (CW); 98

Lening (E); 99

Reeves (Fl.); 103

Buchner (Fo.); 104

Haase (E); 104

Ryser (CW); 105

Brown (E); 107

Werner (S); 108

Chairez (L); 109

Hildreth (Fo.); 109

Vail (PC); 109

Je. Johnson (RF); 110

Noe (CW); 114

Ziegler (CW); 114

Griffy (Fo.); 120

Coulter (PC); 121

Flint (L); 121

Talbert (S); 121

Efird (RF); 122

Roehm (Fl.); 123

Martinez (PC); 123

Castillo (PC); 125

Gonzalez (Fo.); 133

Harrison (Fl.); 133

Campbell (L); 135

Musgrave (E); 136

Stotts (Fl.); 136

Ramsey (L); 144

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