UHS golf tournaments canceled

Uvalde High School was scheduled to host girls’ and boys’ golf tournaments, but they have been canceled.

Tuesday, the UHS Invitational girls tournament was to be staged at Uvalde Memorial Golf Course, while the UHS Invitational boys tourney was set for tomorrow and Saturday.

Because of the University Interscholastic League’s suspension of sports events because of the COVID-19 health threat, both UHS tournaments were canceled.

There are no plans to reschedule either tourney.

The long-range status of the District 28-5A golf tournaments remains to be seen.

District 28-5A girls’ tourney was scheduled next Monday and Tuesday, but play in the event has been suspended. It is not known, if and when, the event will be rescheduled.

The District 28-5A boys’ tournament is set for March 30-31 and could be played if the UIL lifts its current ban on events.

Three strokes separated the top-finishing teams in the Jourdanton Invitational girls’ golf tournament conducted March 3 at Pleasanton Country Club.

The Lobos placed third with a 402 total. They finished three strokes behind Carrizo Springs and one stroke behind Pleasanton.

Carrizo Springs finished first with a 399 total, followed by Pleasanton with a 401 total.

Sofia White placed fourth in the individual competition. She carded a round of 93.

Macey Fowler recorded a round of 95.

Uvalde’s other golfers included Vada Willis with a 105 total, Nayeli Silva with 109 strokes, and Melina Aguirre who totaled 117 strokes.

In the boys’ tournament hosted by Jourdanton High School on March 2, the Uvalde Coyotes placed sixth with a 433 total.

Anthony Lugo had the lowest score for the Coyotes with his 101 total.

Other competing for the Coyotes were Zachary Martinez at 105, Ryder Torres at 113, and Dylan Sieckenius at 114.

The Coyotes finished sixth in the team standings of the Devine Invitational golf tournament and the Lobos placed ninth in the San Antonio Taft Invitational.

Playing at Devine Golf Course on Feb. 25, the Coyotes posted a team score of 442.

Rylan Kenney and Zachary Martinez each posted individual rounds of 101 for the Coyotes.

Other Uvaldeans in the tourney were Anthony Lugo with a round of 114, and Ryder Torres and Dylan Sieckenius each with around of 126.

The Lobos posted a team score of 420 at Fair Oaks Country Club on Feb. 24.

Macey Fowler had the lowest score for the Lobos. She shot an 85.

Sofia White’s score was 91, Nayeli Silva totaled 108 strokes, while Melina Aguirre posted a round of 136.

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