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Tualatin boys, Potter win league golf opener

NEWBERG - The Tualatin High School boys golf team and Timberwolf junior Marcus Potter got their Pacific Conference seasons off to winning starts.

The Wolves and Potter triumphed at the league-opening tournament held Monday at Chehalem Glenn Golf Course in Newberg.

Tualatin took the top spot in the team standings with a score of 322 strokes, putting the Wolves four shots ahead of second-place Canby and six shots ahead of third-place Tigard, which carded a 328.

Potter was the tournament medallist with a three-under-par round of 69. That score put Potter seven shots up on both Tigard senior Mark Jenson and McMinnville's Grant Geelan, who tied for second, each shooting a 76.

Also for Tualatin at the tournament, junior Ray Richards shot a 78, putting him in fourth place. Tanner Baldwin carded an 87, Chris Ralston shot an 88 and Alec Reitman had a 90.

For Tigard, in addition to Jenson's 76, senior Alex Kang shot an 82, junior Stu Nosler and freshman Corey Floom each carded an 85 and junior Drew Davis had a round of 88.

The next Pacific Conference tournament will be held Monday, starting at 11 a.m. at Pumpkin Ridge.