Richland’s Carl Underwood lost in a playoff to Gonzaga Prep’s Jack Plaster for medalist honors at Monday’s Inland Empire Golf Tournament at Indian Canyon in Spokane.
Underwood, the defending 4A state champ, and Plaster shot 1-over 72, finishing a stroke ahead of Mead’s Nick Kim and a tightly packed field. Kamiakin’s Tommy Beason shot 75 and finished in a three-way tie for sixth. Hanford’s Gabe Cach cracked the top 10 with a 77.
Also scoring in the top 20: Kamiakin’s McGwire Hanson (12th, 78) and Bolton Dauenhauer (14th, 79), and Hanford’s Ryan Stewart (19th, 80).
Gonzaga Prep won the team title with a score of 302, 10 strokes clear of second-place Central Valley. Kamiakin was third at 316, Richland fifth (327) and Hanford eighth (337). Kennewick (11th, 351), Chiawana (12th, 355), Southridge (14th, 375) and Pasco (17th, 421) also were in the field.
At Indian Canyon — par 71
CHIAWANA: Quesntin Mattson 83, Hayden Carrasco 89, David Manthei 94, Hunter Harris 89.
HANFORD: Gabe Cach 77, Jackson Creer 85, Ryan Stewart 80, Quinton Collins 95.
KAMIAKIN: Tommy Beason 75, McGwire Hanson 78, Bolton Dauehauer 79, Parker Morgan 84.
KENNEWICK: Neal Zimmerman 86, Andrew Fridley 87, Luke Gorham 88, Nick Ryther 90.
PASCO: Jake McDonald 97, Jaden Perdue 100, Kael Stueckle 108, Kyle McDonald 116.
RICHLAND: Carl Underwood 72, Shane Amidam 82, Braydon Hogg 85, Turner Clayton 88.
SOUTHRIDGE: Riley Whtie 84, Kevin Brunson 93, Chris Brown 94, Dylan Hereford 104.
CBC’S ESVELT WINS NWAC EVENT: Columbia Basin College’s Brianna Esvelt (Kamiakin) won the Women’s Bigfoot Invitational over the weekend, carding a two-round 156 at Liberty Lake.
Esvelt trailed teammate Kendall Sage by three strokes after the first round after shooting an 80, but a 76 over the second round put Esvelt on top.
Esvelt has won medalist honors in three of the four NWAC spring events.
Sage finished second overall with a 159, as the the Hawks finished second in the team race with a 493. North Idaho won with a 485.
Also scoring for CBC were Teagan Parish (178, Grandview) and Kayla Olson (184, Pasco).
Richland will play Central Valley at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Spokane Falls CC. Meanwhile, Pasco will host a first-round game at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday agianst University, which beat Gonzaga Prep 1-0.
SOUTHRIDGE 5, SHADLE PARK 2: Jorge Mendez scored a hat trick, Azuka Osokogo and Ahmed Colakovic scored a goal each and the host Suns opened MCC/GSL 3A play with a convincing win.
Southridge plays another loser-out game Wednesday against Rogers at 7:30 p.m. at Spokane Falls. Kamiakin hosts a loser-out game (5 p.m.) against Mt. Spokane.
Cole Varker made two saves to post the shutout for Southridge, which outshot Shadle Park 20-2.
Alex Contreras, Michael Rojas and Oscar Castro also scored for Royal, and CJ Quintero assisted on two goals after spending the first 51-plus minutes of the match in goal.
SCAC district play gets under way Friday. Royal (13-3) will host the West No. 4 — likely Naches Valley. Ki-Be ended the season 0-10 in league play.
Chiawana at Walla Walla
Boys: Walla Walla 4-3. Singles: Evan Naef (C) d. Colton Norsworthy 7-6 (5) 6-3; Campbell Schulke (WW) d. Brandon Phillips 6-2, 6-2; Parker Pontarolo (WW) d. Josh Fowles 6-0, 6-1; Mark Bogley (WW) d. .Alex Sholotyuk 6-3, 6-0. Doubles: Cai Nyby-Mica Olin (C) d. .Ryan Chapin-Paul Wallace 6-2, 6-2; Seamus Duffy-Rheis Hair (WW) d. Chrisitan Domingos-Spencer Johnson 2-6, 6-2, 6-0; Mason McMahon-Brock Andelin (C) d. Chris Davin-Jacob Avarett 6-4, 6-1.