Three golfers head to state

CHELAN – Oroville’s boys golf team earned a second place finish at the 1B/2B district tournament on Monday, May 14, on the strength of three golfers that qualified for the state finals.

The Hornets’ Caleb Whiteaker, Alex Kelly and Connor Hughes played at state at Oakbrook Golf and Country Club in Lakewood, May 22-23.

Kelly placed third at districts with an 88, three strokes out of first. Whiteaker was fifth with a 93 and Hughes was 10th with 99. The top 11 finishers earned state spots.

Also competing for the Hornets were Cory Childers (106), Cesar Santana (118) and Lane Tietje (124). For the girls, Kat Lidstrand (144) and Jessica Galvan (194) competed.