Carl Underwood and Nick Yamauchi each shot a 67, and Evan Hattori was right behind with a 70 as the Richland boys cruised to victory at the sixth Mid-Columbia Conference golf pod Monday at Tri-City Country Club in Kennewick.
Richland finished at 276, 19 strokes better than runner-up Walla Walla (295). The Bombers won the regular-season title.
Kamiakin’s Bolton Dauenhauer took medalist honors with a 65 as the Braves finished third in the team standings at 297.
Walla Walla bunched all four of its golfers together, with Tyler Morrison leading the way with a 73. The other three all shot 74s.
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Hanford’s Gabe Cach earned a top 5 finish with a 71.
In the girls division, Southridge’s Samantha Hui took medalist honors with a 69. The Suns were second in the team standings at 322.
Richland won with a score of 306, led by Danika Palm who shot a 71.
Southridge won the regular-season title, placing first in three pods, and second in the remaining three.
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Macy Robertson shot a 72 for Richland, while Breanna Watts had a 77.
Kamiakin finished just one stroke back of the Suns, led by Alexa Clark (73) and Brianna Esvelt (78).
Monday’s boys results
At Tri-City Country Club
Team scores: Richland 276, Walla Walla 295, Kamiakin 297, Hanford 306, Chiawana 314, Kennewick 315, Southridge 318, Pasco 356.
Top 5: Bolton Dauenhauer (Ka) 65, Carl Underwood (R) 67, Nick Yamauchi (R) 67, Evan Hattori (R) 70, Gabe Cach (H) 71.
Richland: Braydon Hogg 72.
Walla Walla: Tyler Morrison 73, Alex Johanson 74, Nate Towner 74, Peter Aguilar 74.
Kamiakin: McGwire Hanson 73, Landon Kutschkau 79, Max Massey 80, Parker Morgan 81.
Hanford Jackson Creer 78, Max LaViolette 78, Sam Brendel 79, Ryan Stewart 79.
Chiawana: Clayton Whitby 72, Quentin Mattson 78, David Manthei 83, Jackson Henry 84.
Kennewick: Andrew Fridley 75, Sam Szendre 75, Riley Deatherage 83, Luke Gorham 83.
Southridge: Riley White 75, Christian Brown 79, Tanner Davis 79, Zach Ogden 85.
Pasco: Nate Chavez 83, Kyle McDonald 85, Kael Stuckle 93, Charlie Kennedy 105.
Monday’s girls results
At Tri-City Country Club
Team scores: Richland 306, Southridge 322, Kamiakin 323, Pasco 373, Walla Walla 374, Hanford 409, Chiawana 444, Kennewick inc.
Top 5: Samantha Hui (S) 69, Danika Palm (R) 71, Macy Robertson (R) 72, Alexa Clark (Ka) 73, Therese Warner (S) 76.
Richland: Breanna Watts 77, Hannah Oldson 86.
Southridge: Meredith Hibbard 79, Amanda Brunson 98.
Kamiakin: Brianna Esvelt 78, Shavon Madder 80, Jeni Gurney 92.
Pasco: Maylie Martinez 81, Daisy DeJesus 90, Abby Fisher 97, Elizabeth Greenway 105.
Walla Walla: Allison Wanichek 91, Brooke Cramer 93, Michaela Morris 93, Ashley Halazon 97.
Hanford: Sophia Gurley 89, Danynn Affleck 98, Hannah Bort 104, Melodie Jones 118.
Chiawana: Baylee Easterday 100, Lelia Rettig 109, Iva Tebay 117, McKenna Kaelber 118.
Kennewick: Makenna Fridley 108, Lexi Helms 124, Mercedes Campanelli 125.
TRI-CITIES PREP 11, WILBUR-CRESTON 0: Senior Phillip Geist pitched five complete innings, striking out five, to lead the Jaguars to a victory over the Wildcats in a District 7/9 2B regional seeding game in Medical Lake.
Geist, 7-0 on the season, issued just one walk, allowed one hit and hit a triple.
Trent Mercado went 2-for-3 for Tri-Cities Prep (18-3).
“Each guy did their part,” Prep coach Jason Jarrett said. “Most every guy brought in one run. It was a tag-team thing.”
The Jaguars will play May 21 in the District 1/4/7/9 state regional tournament at Adna High School. The top team will move on to the final four at Wheeler Field in Centralia.
Highlights: Phillip Geist (TCP) 5 IP, 1BB, 5K, 3B; Trent Mercado (TCP) 2x3.
LIBERTY CHRISTIAN 5, TOUCHET 0: Trey Davis pitched a complete game one-hitter and the Patriots capitalized on four Indians errors to earn the No. 3 seed in the 1B playoffs.
Liberty Christian advances to the sub-regionals at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday against Cusick at University High School in Spokane.
Jake Haffner of Benton City won the 18U bracket of the USTA Yakima Spring Junior Tennis Tournament last weekend, beating Logan Blair of Salem, Ore., 5-7, 6-4, 10-8.
Haffner, 18, has signed to play for the California Luthern Kingsmen.