Archive for Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Yates shoots 78 at state

May 26, 2009

Tonganoxie High freshman golfer Colby Yates finished 14th at the state tournament in El Dorado on Tuesday.

The Chieftains’ only representative shot a 78 at Prairie Trails Country Club, tallying 39 strokes on both the front and back nine.

THS coach Jared Jackson said Yates was close to a top-five finish (the top four scores were 67, 74, 75 and 76).

“Colby was solid all day off the tee and if a few more putts would have went, he had a chance at top five,” Jackson said. “He was only three strokes from third.”

Andover won the Class 4A team title at El Dorado.

For more on Yates’ day, pick up the June 3 print edition of The Mirror.

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