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Desert Hills ends Crimson’s profitable streak with victory at Cedar Ridge – St George Information

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CEDAR CITY – On this week’s Area 10 boys golf match held Wednesday in Cedar Metropolis, the Desert Hills Thunder ended Crimson Cliffs’ season-long profitable streak with a double-digit victory.

Area 10 boys golf match, Cedar Metropolis, Utah, Sept. 21, 2022 | Picture by Jeff Richards, St. George Information / Cedar Metropolis Information

Enjoying at Cedar Ridge Golf Course, Desert Hills’ prime 4 golfers posted a mixed rating of 295, a full 10 strokes higher than runner-up Crimson Cliffs, which scored 305.

Main the best way for the Thunder was Brock Porter, who shot an even-par 72 to tie for first place individually. Additionally for the Thunder, Kilo Brown shot a 73, whereas teammates Matz Leavitt and Noah Christensen every shot 75.

Even the Thunder’s fifth- and sixth-place golfers shot within the 70s, with Boston Dixon carding a 77 and Jace Fillmore posting a 78.

“I believed we had an opportunity (to beat Crimson Cliffs),” Porter informed St. George Information afterward as he and his teammates posed for pictures with their profitable scoresheet. “I believed it could be robust, however we did it so we’re gonna go have fun.”

As for his personal even-par spherical, Porter stated he “needed to make loads of 5-footers.”

“The greens are actually exhausting,” he stated. “I performed very well. Simply, it was robust… actually windy and exhausting, however my group did nice. I like them. They’re superior. “

The golfers handled a wide range of climate situations over the course of the match, together with heavy rains in the course of the first few holes, with intermittent gusts of wind all through the afternoon.

Brock Porter of Desert Hills holds up profitable scorecard following Area 10 golf match, Cedar Metropolis, Utah, Sept. 21, 2022 | Picture by Jeff Richards, St. George Information / Cedar Metropolis Information

Crimson Cliffs performed with out certainly one of its prime gamers, Boston Bracken, who was competing in a two-man USGA event in northern Utah. Bracken is predicted to be again with the group subsequent week, Crimson coach Cody Felts stated.

Main the best way for the Mustangs was Lincoln Markham, who shot a 72, tying with Porter for prime particular person medalist honors.

Additionally among the many prime 5 particular person scorers for the day have been Cedar’s Luke Barnes with a 73 and Hurricane’s Michael Stirland with a 74.

Host group Cedar Excessive took third place with a rating of 311, whereas Snow Canyon got here in fourth with 330 strokes.

Subsequent week’s Area 10 match is scheduled for Wednesday at Sky Mountain Golf Course in Hurricane.

Area 10 boys golf Week 7 outcomes, Cedar Ridge

  1. Desert Hills, 295.
  2. Crimson Cliffs, 305.
  3. Cedar, 311.
  4. Snow Canyon, 330.
  5. Dixie, 333.
  6. Hurricane, 339.
  7. Pine View, 374.

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