Golf StoriesSNGA members Sarro, Smith Win High School Titles

May 19, 2019by Brian Hurlburt0

As many Southern Nevada Golf Association members know, the association membership runs deep and there are golfers of all ages and levels who are members. Two of our youngest recently had success on the biggest stages in the state. Coronado High golfer Michael Sarro won the 4A individual title and Western’s Jared Smith won the 3A title. Congratulations to them both. The event was at Somersett Golf and Country Club in Northern Nevada.

Sarro won in a playoff with a birdie on the first extra hole over Galena’s Ian Gilligan. Sarro helped Coronado to their second straight 4A team title Coronado’s Ben Sawaia was second and another Cougar, Joey Dotta, was third. Earlier in the year, the Cougars won their sixth straight Desert Region title.

Michael Sarro Coronado 141 71 70
Ian Gilligan Galena 141 73 68
Benjamin Sawaia Coronado 145 72 73
Orlando Coons Galena 146 71 75
Joey Dotta Coronado 146 73 73
Matthew Manganello Eldorado 150 75 75
Brett Sodetz Coronado 151 75 76
Hazen Newman Arbor View 151 77 74
Aidan Goldstein Faith Lutheran 152 75 77
Rashon Williams Sierra Vista 153 75 78

 

Coronado 583 291 292
Galena 593 293 300
Bishop Gorman 633 306 327
Arbor View 638 320 318
Faith Lutheran 643 319 324
Bishop Manogue 649 324 325

In the 3A tourney, Jared Smith fired two straight 3-under-par 69 rounds at Genoa Lakes to win the Class 3A individual title.

Smith finished with a 36-hole total of 138 to win by six strokes over Boulder City’s Blake Schaper, who shot 75 on Tuesday. Schaper is the son of Boulder Creek general manager Andy Schaper. Truckee won the team title over Boulder City.

Jared Smith Western 138 69 69
Blake Schaper Boulder City 144 69 75
Ethan Flynn Truckee 150 77 73
Gabe Smith Truckee 155 75 80
Jack Brown Truckee 157 78 79
Marcus Slack South Tahoe 159 79 80

 

Truckee 622 312 310
Boulder City 639 310 329
Pahrump Valley 681 340 341
South Tahoe 683 337 346
Lowry 720 360 360
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