Canyon Lake Finished Second at The Hawk Tournament
By Head Golf Coach Greg Norris
The Canyon Lake boys golf team played host to 73 golfers on Wednesday at Canyon Lake Golf Club in Startzville.
The Hawks finished in second place in the 14 team event, shooting 330, their second best round of the season. The Steele Knights took home the winners trophy with a score of 328, besting the Hawks by 2 shots. East Central finished third at 346.
East Central’s Tyler Haecker shot 76 to win the individual title.
The Hawks were led by a pair of 79’s. Sophomore Skyler Tschoepe had 13 pars, including a string of 7 in a row on the back 9 where he shot one over 37 to secure 2nd place individual. Tschoepe parred the number one handicap hole to win the 3 way tie-breaker.
Senior Ralph Gonzales also shot 79 for the Hawks which included birdies on his first two holes of the day followed up with 7 pars. He won the third place medal with a birdie on the number three handicap hole to win the tie-breaker over Eric Ayers of Steele.
JJ Herrera shot 85 which included 8 pars over the 6520 yard course while teammate Andrew Riali had 6 pars en route to a round of 87.
The Hawks return to action next Wednesday when they travel to Lady Bird Johnson golf course in Fredericksburg.