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Bowmen finish strong at state

Sherwood finishes in seventh place at the Class 5A event


CORVALLIS — The Sherwood High School boys golf team may not have claimed a trophy at the Class 5A state tournament, but the Bowmen sure seemed to do their best to make things interesting in the final day of the event.by: DAN BROOD - LET IT FLY -- Sherwood High School sophomore Joe Reed watches his tee shot during play Monday at the Class 5A state tournament.

Sherwood, after having a team score of 336 strokes in the opening round, came storming back in a big way in the second round, carding a 317 for a final team score of 653 at the two-day Class 5A state tournament, held Monday and Tuesday at Trysting Tree Golf Club in Corvallis.

The score of 653 put the Bowmen in seventh place in the team standings at the tourney, just one shot behind sixth-place Willamette.

Sophomore Joe Reed led the way for the Bowmen at the state event. Reed had a two-round score of 156, which included a 77 in Tuesday’s second round of play. The score of 156 put Reed in a tie for

15th place in the individual standings for the tournament.

Sherwood junior Blake Peterson was one shot behind Reed with a two-day score of 157. Peterson also showed improvement in the second day of the tourney, shooting a 74 on Tuesday.

Bowmen junior Gabe Reed had a two-day score of 158, which included a 77 in Monday’s opening round.by: DAN BROOD - CHIP IT UP -- Sherwood junior Gabe Reed hits a shot onto the green on hole No. 2 during Monday's play at state.

Also for Sherwood, sophomore Justin Schwarm had a two-day score of 182, which inluded an 85 on Tuesday, and junior Brice Kuehne had a two-round total of 185, which included an 87 on Tuesday.

West Albany senior Conner Cumpula won state tournament medalist honors with a score of 140. West Albany claimed the Class 5A boys team championship with a total of 612.

Prior to the state tournament, the Bowmen reigned supreme at the Northwest Oregon Conference district tournament, held May 6-7 at The Reserve in Aloha.

In that two-day event, Sherwood had a team score of 614, putting the Bowmen 34 shots ahead of second-place Wilsonville.

Joe Reed set the pace for the Bowmen at that tournament with a two-round score of 148. Peterson shot a 150, Gabe Reed had a total of 153 and Schwarm had a 163.

Sherwood junior Lauren Namdar played as an individual at the Class 5A girls golf state tournament, held Monday and Tuesday at Quail Valley Golf Club in Banks.

Namdar had a two-day score of 193 to put her in 26th place in the final individual standings. Namdar finished the tournament strong, shooting a 93 in Tuesday’s second round.

Summit’s Madison Odiorne won the Class 5A girls title with a score of 150 and Summit won the team crown.




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