Boys golf roundup: Castle View's Dillon Baker's hole-in-one paces him to season-opening win

Eight holes into his day, Castle View's Dillon Baker sat at three-under. He fell back to even par, but birdied the 476-yard par five and sank a hole-in-one on No. 4 to finish with a three-under-par 69 to win Thursday's Continental League golf tournament.

Baker claimed the individual win on the day while ThuderRidge claimed the overall team title, shooting 12-over as a unit.

Sam Ostravich led the Grizzlies by shooting an even 72 while teammate Evan Kalac nearly matched him with a 73.

Jessen Steel led the effort for Legend with a 74 while Mountain Vista's Elisandro Aragon was right behind him with a 75.

Lambrecht, Sterling claim opening Tri-Valley Invite wins

Brayden Lambrecht shot a 72 to claim the individual win and he got plenty of support from his Sterling teammates to take the team victory at the Tri-Valley Sterling Invite.

The Tigers finished a combined nine-over to take the team win.

Mead, who played in its first event as a varsity golf program finished fourth as a team while TJ Shehee finished tied for second place with a 74.

Roosevelt's Tyler Severin and Sterling's Riley Schaefer also shot 74.

Kent Denver claims Metro League opener

Defending Class 3A boys golf champion Kent Denver is off to a good start. The Sun Devils claimed the Metro League season-opener by shooting a combined five-over par.

It was Walter Franklin of Prospect Ridge claimed the individual title with a 69. He made only one bogey on the day, making a five on the par-four 14th.

Kent's Oliver Jack took second place with a 70 while Peak to Peak's Nishant Datta (71) finished third.

Other notes:

  • Yuma's Jakob Chrisman took the individual win at the Brush Invite with a 83 while the Beetdiggers won the team title, going a combined 66-over.
  • Montezuma-Cortez's Cris Rudosky birdied two of his last four holes to shoot a 71, winning the Panther Invitational. Grand Junction went 12-over as a unit to get the team win.
  • Prairie View got the sweep at the EMAC North tournament as Jay Audette-Smith's 75 gave him the individual win while the team went took first at 24-over.
  • Other Thursday tournaments included the Cedaredge Invtational, the EMAC South and the Mountain View League Meet. Results were not posted on iWanamaker as of Friday morning.

Find complete results of all the day's golf tournaments on this page.