Crowe golfers tee off

On Monday the J.L Crowe and Stanley Humphries (SHSS) secondary school golf teams travelled to Clarkston, Wash. to tee up their seasons.

On Monday the J.L Crowe and Stanley Humphries (SHSS) secondary school golf teams travelled to Clarkston, Wash. to tee up their seasons.

The 18-team Invitational tournament featured some of the best teams in the inland Northwest. A total of 90 players hit the fairway in extremely windy conditions that made golfing even more difficult.

Despite the tough conditions, Braden McKay from J.L. Crowe finished third overall, two shots back of tournament medalist Eric Ansett from Ferris High School in Spokane.

The J.L Crowe team had a decent  day finishing  in 11th place. Trevor Browell, Aiden Browell and Nathan McKay rounded out the Crowe team. Post Falls Secondary from Idaho won the event.

SHSS, with a fairly inexperienced team, managed a 16th place and were led by Grade 8 golfer Ely Overennay. He finished tied for 32nd place.Rounding out the SHSS players were Malcolm Burk, Turner Simpson, Like Matthews and Joel Croteau.