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Tualatin girls triumph at season-open golf tourney

TUALATIN - The Tigard and Tualatin high school girls golf teams got their seasons off to roaring starts on Monday.

The Timberwolves took first place and the Tigers placed second at the Tigard-Tualatin Invitational, held at Tualatin Country Club.

Tualatin claimed the top spot with a team score of 374 strokes. Freshman Hayley Mortensen led the way for the Wolves. She claimed medallist honors with a round of 84.

Also for the Timberwolves, junior Emily Weiglin placed second in the tournament individual standings with a score of 88. Junior Emily Peterson shot a 98, Katie Nolan shot a 104 and Aidan Grealish carded a 115.

Tigard placed second in the team standings with a score of 413. Junior Taylor Farquhar led the way for the Tigard girls. She placed fifth in the individual standings with a round of 94.

Also for the Tigers, junior Hanna Ha shot a 97, senior Natasha Malik had a round of 105, senior Laree Foster carded a 117 and junior Megan Davis shot a 120.

In the boys side of the tournament, Tigard placed sixth in the team standings with a score of 339 and Tualatin was one shot back of the Tigers in seventh with a mark of 340.

Senior Aaron Virnig led the way for the Tigard boys at the tourney. He placed 14th, individually, with a score of 79.

Senior Mark Jenson carded an 82 for the Tigers. Stu Nosler shot an 88, Corey Floom shot a 90 and Alex Kang had a 92.

For the Timberwolves, junior Ray Richards finished in a tie for fourth place inidividually with a score of 75. Sophomore Marcus Potter tied for eighth place with a round of 76.

Also for Tualatin, Tanner Baldwin shot an 85, Drew Ness and Alec Rietman each had a 104.