WRHS GOLF: Hornets capture league No. 2 spot

Sumner High, behind the medalist performance of Brandon Barlow, aced White River out of a share of the South Puget Sound League 2A boys golf title Oct. 3 at Tapps Island Golf Course.

Trever Anderson finishes up on the final hole during play with Sumner Oct. 3 at Tapps Island.

Sumner High, behind the medalist performance of Brandon Barlow, aced White River out of a share of the South Puget Sound League 2A boys golf title Oct. 3 at Tapps Island Golf Course.

With a win, the Hornets were hoping to grab a share of the title, but when the sand settled Sumner came out on top 69-59. The Hornets did pick up a pair of victories to finish the season at 9-3 for second place, tied with Franklin Pierce.

SHS’s Brandon Barlow finished the day at 2-over par 37 for medalist honors. Trever Anderson led White River at 40 with Zahn Brooks one stroke behind, both scoring 13 points for the Hornets. WRHS’s Ryne Peterson finished at 42 and Tanner Sherstobitoff at 43.

The Hornets rallied Oct. 4 to beat Clover Park 61-12 at Tacoma Country Club. Brooks earned medalist honors shooting 39 for 15 points. Anderson shot 41 for 13 and Tanner Williams carded a 42 for 12.

Thursday, White River topped Steilacoom 61-57 at Tapps Island for the season finale. Steilacoom’s Kele Moore was medalist with a 1-over par 36, while Hornet Anderson played his best match of the season finishing at 38 for 15 points as did Sherstobitoff. Williams finished at 41.

White River’s girls topped Sumner 35-17.

The Hornets’ Caitlyn Miller was medalist.

Miller was also the Hornets’ top finisher in a 68-22 loss to Steilacoom on The Home Course in Dupont Thursday. The Sentinels’ Cherekee Kim was the top golfer at 35.

Miller’s 49-stroke performance earned her medalist honors and the White River girls golf team a 35-8 victory over Clover Park Oct. 4 at the Tacoma Country Club.


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