Skyline, Tyson Shelley lead at 5A prep golf tournament 

MIDWAY — Two-time defending champion Skyline takes a nine-stroke lead into the second round of the 5A high school golf tournament after shooting a sparkling 20-under-par 268 team total Monday at Soldier Hollow Golf Course.

The Eagles were led by Tyson Shelley, who fired a 7-under-par 65 and Peter Kim, who was a shot behind at 66. Simon Kwon stands in a tie for fourth place overall after shooting a 67, while Joseph Kim came in at 70.

Park City, which won 11 straight prep titles in 3A and 4A before moving up to 5A last year, stands second at 277. The Miners’ Wyatt Peterson is tied for second at 66, while Cameron Sweeney is tied for fourth at 67.

Spanish Fork, led by Jackson Rhees’ 69 stands third at 290, while Olympus is fourth at 291 and Lehi fifth at 293. Luke Smith at 70 is the Titans’ low scorer, while the Pioneers were led by KJ Ofahengaue’s 68.

Seam Lam’s 71 was the other counting score for Skyline in the best five-of-six scoring format, while Spencer Clayton added a 74.

Park City’s Tucker Lee and Charlie Taylor each came in at even-par 72, while Gordy Crofts shot 74 and Will Agnew came in at 75.

Other teams making the cut were Brighton (296), Box Elder (298), Woods Cross (299), Farmington (300), Viewmont (302) and Maple Mountain (302).

After playing the Silver Course Monday, the 5A golfers will move to the Gold Course with tee times between 10 a.m. and noon Tuesday.

5A Golf Tournament

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Skyline 268; 2. Park City 277; 3. Spanish Fork 290; 4. Olympus 291; 5. Lehi 293; 6. Brighton 296; 7. Box Elder 298; 8. Woods Cross 299; 9. Farmington 300; T-10. Viewmont, Maple Mountain 302.

Missed cut

12. Timpanogos 308; 13. Springville 309; 14. Alta 313; 15. Timpview 314; 16. Highland 318


65 — Tyson Shelley, Skyline

66 — Peter Kim, Skyline, Wyatt Peterson, Park City

67 — Simon Kwon, Cameron Sweeney, Park City

68 — KJ Ofahengaue, Lehi

69 — Jackson Rhees, Spanish Fork

70 — Braxton Haslam, Woods Cross; Max Togisala, Bonneville; Joseph Kim, Skyline; Luke Smith, Olympus

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Source:: Deseret News – Sports News


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