The Lowry High School boys golf team wrapped up its season on Tuesday at Mountain Falls Golf Club in Pahrump at the NIAA 3A State Championships.
The Buckaroos finished fourth as a team with rounds of 348 and 349 for a combined score of 697.
A year after finishing second at the state tournament, Boulder City overcame a five stroke deficit after the first day to win the state championship at 643. The Eagles shot 324 and 319 for a 643. Boulder City won its sixth state championship. Lowry holds the all-time state golf titles with 12. That is the most in any league regardless of classification.
Spring Creek, the defending 3A state champion, was second at 644. The Spartans led after the first 18 holes at 319 and shot 325 on the second day.
Pahrump Valley was third at 675 and South Tahoe (698) finished fifth.
Western’s Jared Smith carded equal 1-under rounds of 71 to win the individual state championship at 142. He was nine strokes clear of the field, as Boulder City’s Jackson Wright was second at 151.
There was a three-way tie for third at 152, with Boulder City’s Blake Schaper claiming third on the scorecard tiebreaker. Spring Creek’s Daniel Mahlke was fourth and Churchill County’s Kelvin Cann was fifth.
Dillon Patterson paced the Buckaroos and shot two rounds of 85 to tie for 15th place at 170. Senior Zane Fifield bounced back after an 89 on the first day to shoot 82 on day two and placed 17th at 171.
Sophomore Kobe Stoker tied for 20th after carding rounds of 88 and 87 for a 175. Senior Peyton Capellen shot 86 on the first day and 95 on day two to tie for 31st at 181.
Freshman Rian DeLong, playing in his first state tournament, was 36th at 195. He shot 95 on the final 18 holes. Sophomore Max Mavity shot 105 and 97 to place 39th at 202.
Fifield and Capellen were the lone seniors that played at the state championships for the Buckaroos.