LITTLETON | With Devyn Solano continuing to play well and senior Randy Urso back in the fold, Grandview moved up to third place in the second Centennial League boys golf tournament.
The Wolves were fifth in the opening league tournament, but climbed two slots in the Aug. 16 meeting at Deer Creek Golf Course as Solano again posted the best score for an Aurora player in the field. The junior finished out of the top five individuals — which were dominated by team winner Cherry Creek and runner-up Arapahoe — but carded a 1-over-par 73 that helped Grandview edge Mullen by a stroke (306 to 307) for third.
Cherry Creek’s Max Urman took medalist honors with a 69, one stroke better than Arapahoe’s Henry Schaefer and two better than Cherry Creek’s Jackson Burke and Mullen’s Trevor McKune.
Behind 79s from Joey Cleveland, Mitch Robben and Jackson Ross, Smoky Hill slipped a spot from its fourth-place finish in the Centennial League tournament at Meadow Hills with a score of 320. The Buffaloes were seven strokes in front of Cherokee Trail, which was paced by Ben Knapp’s 77. Eaglecrest came in seventh, topped by Justin Tyler’s 85.
Coming off a 71 at the Cherry Creek Invitational, senior Von Owen led Overland — which had only three players and a did not record a team score — with an 80.
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CENTENNIAL LEAGUE MEET NO. 2
Thursday at Deer Creek G.C. (par 72)
Team scores: 1. Cherry Creek 285; 2. Arapahoe 290; 3. Grandview 306; 4. Mullen 307; 5. Smoky Hill 320; 6. Cherokee Trail 327; 7. Eaglecrest 360; Overland no score
Top individuals: 1. Max Urman (Cherry Creek) 69; 2. Henry Schaefer (Arapahoe) 70; T3. Jackson Burke (Cherry Creek) 71; T3. Trevor McKune (Mullen) 71; T5. Cole Edwards (Cherry Creek) 72; T5. Russell Otten (Arapahoe) 72; T5. Kyle Taylor (Arapahoe) 72
AURORA SCORES BY TEAM
Cherokee Trail: Ben Knapp 77; Ben John 80; Mitch Nevin 83; Dave Matthews 87; Zach Goldsmith 89
Eaglecrest: Justin Tyler 85; Jeff Sternisha 89; Isaiah Dixon 89; Alejandro Torres 93; Thomas Logan 120
Grandview: Devyn Solano 73; Kyle Carr 77; Shane Pouilot 77; Randy Urso 79; Chad Tam 83
Overland: Von Owen 80; Joe Slocum 82; Mac Dings 89
Smoky Hill: Joey Cleveland 79; Mitch Robben 79; Jackson Ross 79; Paul Cleveland 83; Blake Spencer 84
OTHER SCORES BY TEAM
Arapahoe: Henry Schaefer 70; Kyle Taylor 71; Russell Otten 72; Matt Donohue 76; Sam Marley 78
Cherry Creek: Max Urman 69; Jackson Burke 71; Cole Edwards 72; Kobe Padilla 73; Jacob Guana 87
Mullen: Trevor McKune 71; Grant Vanek 75; Alec Havey 79; Evan Redd 82; CJ Lauer 86