Coronado wins girls state golf title with record score

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Coronado won 4 consecutive authorities championships successful girls play from 2014 to 2017.

If its show implicit the past 2 days successful the Class 5A authorities tourney is immoderate indication, the Cougars could beryllium acceptable up for different agelong reign.

Coronado fired a two-day full of 2-under-par 566 astatine Primm Valley Golf Club to triumph the school’s 5th authorities title, and they did truthful by shattering the authorities tourney record. The erstwhile people was 600, changeable by the 2017 Coronado squad astatine Highland Falls successful Las Vegas.

Coronado does not person immoderate seniors who contributed to the scoring, a scary thought for its competitors implicit the adjacent fewer years.

“This is my 28th twelvemonth of coaching girls play successful Nevada, and this is the astir talented radical I’ve coached, and I would enactment them up against immoderate successful the authorities I’ve seen,” Coronado manager Joe Sawaia said. “They’re phenomenal competitors. They’re the champion of friends. Their enactment ethic is done the roof, and they play for each other.”

Coronado won by 15 strokes implicit Bishop Gorman, whose 13-over 581 besides would person been a authorities record. Clark finished 3rd astatine 621, portion bluish schools Bishop Manogue (666), Galena (734) and Carson (792) rounded retired the field.

Coronado’s Yana Wilson changeable a 6-under 65 connected Tuesday to flooded a 3-over 74 connected Monday and assertion the idiosyncratic rubric astatine 3-under 139. Teammate Brynn Kort was 2nd astatine 140, and Coronado’s Ali Mulhall led a three-way necktie for 3rd astatine 142.

“I had nary expectations going into the round,” Wilson said. “I conscionable had a goal, and I wanted to execute it today. I didn’t privation to lose, and I wanted to enactment patient. Winning regionals and authorities is up determination for me. I’ve ne'er done thing similar this with the team, and it’s an awesome acquisition to beryllium capable to triumph it with them.”

That was a cardinal for the team, particularly Monday, erstwhile upwind made conditions difficult. The Cougars acceptable themselves up with a 19-shot pb aft the archetypal circular and stayed beardown arsenic Gorman charged Tuesday and finished astatine 13-under 271 for the day.

“Gorman played large today,” Sawaia said. “My hat’s disconnected to them. I’m gladsome we had a small spot of a cushion to enactment with.”

Douglas won the Class 3A girls rubric by shooting 120-over 544 successful a 27-hole lawsuit that was played successful 9 holes Monday astatine Oasis Golf Club and 18 astatine The Palms successful Mesquite. Pahrump Valley was 2nd astatine 586.

Truckee’s Ryan Flynn won the idiosyncratic rubric with a 7-over 113. Boulder City’s Camryn Schaper was the apical finisher from the south, taking 3rd with a 134.

Contact Jason Orts astatine jorts@reviewjournal.com. Follow @SportsWithOrts connected Twitter.

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