DAYTON - The DeSales boys golf team placed second at Touchet Valley here Thursday.
DeSales' Ryan Baumgart was the medalist for the boys, finishing 3-over-par 36 on nine holes.
Although foul weather lurked on the horizon, the golfers avoided it.
"We missed the storm, so it was a pretty good day for golf," said Irish head coach Lon Olson.
He was pleased with the team's progress.
"My No. 1 boy is starting to get his game together, and so's everyone else," Olson said of Baumgart. "It's been a little frustrating, but we're looking good."
Tri-Cities Prep won the boys round with a team score of 256. DeSales was second at 281 and Liberty Christian third with 293. Dayton was incomplete.
The Dayton girls won from the women's mark with 303. Tri-Cities Prep was second with 329. Liberty Christian and DeSales were incomplete.
DeSales boys scores were Baumgart, with 39; Bryce Scott, 47; Ben Konen, 61; Mat Zimmerman, 66; and Chris Xie, 68.
Dayton's boys scores were Dain Henderson, 48; Andrew Groom, 52; Grant Heinrich, 72; and Traskx Rawlins, 73.
Dayton's Kaylyn Tate was the medalist for the girls with 56. Teammates Kalee Lytle shot 58, Molly Payne, 60; Cheyenne Bell, 63; and Carly Grimshaw, 66.
DeSales' girls scores were Kelly Martin, 59; Bethany Konen, 78; and Rachel Heitstuman, 79.
DeSales starts playing 18 holes after spring break, beginning at the Veterans Memorial Course April 6.
Panthers edge Pirates at
four-team meet at Crow Ridge
CLARKSTON- Pomeroy came in second to Asotin in a four-team golf match at Crow Ridge here Thursday.
Asotin won the match with a score of 222. Pomeroy was second at 231, Tekoa-Oakesdale/Rosalia third with 254 and St. John-Endicott fourth with 294.
Asotin's Nick Gosse was the medalist with 38 on the par-35 course.
Pomeroy beat Asotin the last two times they played.
"Their golfers stepped up and we didn't score well," said Pirates head coach Jim Green. "It's early still."
Pomeroy's individuals were Trevor Koberstein, shooting 41; Joel Meyers, 43; Austin Starin, 45; Ryan Koberstein, 46; Tanner Feider, 52; and Jeffrey Warren, 57.
The Pirates' next match is April 6 at St. John-Endicott.