Golf: Crowe golf team’s season tees off

The J. L. Crowe golf team got their tournament season underway when they travelled to Spokane on Tuesday.

The J. L. Crowe golf team got their tournament season underway when they travelled to Spokane on Tuesday to compete in the Jim Shriver Cup.

The Crowe team consisted of Grade 12 student Jeff Ashton, Grade 11’s Nathan and Braden McKay, Grade 10 Aiden Browell and Grade 9 Tristan Berno. There were 20 schools from all over the inland Northwest making up the 101 player field.

The kids faced cold, wet miserable conditions for the majority of the round, but for the first tournament on they year, the Crowe team finished in a very respectable eightth place.

Richland High School, form the Tri-City area, finished first overall, followed closely by Gonzaga Prep.

In the individuals, Tanner Comes from Ferris High School in Spokane took Medalist honours with a stellar round of 68.

Leading the way for Crowe, finishing fourth overall with a round of 75, was Braden McKay. Aiden Browell was the next best Crowe player finishing 35th overall.