ROCK SPRINGS – A strong Friday round moved the Rock Springs Tigers from eighth to fifth on the final day of the Rock Springs Invitational Tournament. Every member of the boy’s team cut strokes off their opening round scores.
The Tigers started the day in the eighth spot but by the end leaped Pinedale and Lyman to move into fifth. Rock Springs followed a 409 on Thursday with a 345 on Friday. Riverton took the team title shooting a 597 but Kelly Walsh was right behind with a 615. Natrona finished third while Evanston came in fourth with a team total 668.
After shooting 79 to open, Tiger Garret Phillips came out strong on Friday. He shot 11 strokes better which moved him into second overall. Dillon Hale cut eight shots on his final round to finish with 180. Giovanni Pizzato followed a 109 on Thursday with a 92 shaving 17 shots while Joseph Bingman shot 28 strokes better to finish with a 99 on Friday.
Rock Springs Lady Tigers
The Lady Tigers had a consistent final round almost matching their opening round which had them in third place to start the day. After shooting a 308 to open, the ladies of RSHS shot a final round 315. However, every other team shaved strokes on Friday.
Kelly Walsh followed its round one leading 261 with a 260 to take the team title. Natrona finished second with 576 while the ladies of Pinedale shot almost 40 strokes better on Friday to move into third. Evanston and Rock Springs rounded out the top six.
After shooting a 91 to open the invite, Lady Tiger Calie Cox again stayed consistent finishing with a final-round 90. He two-day score of 181 put her in the fifth position for the tournament. Sydney Legerski shot a 106 on Thursday and followed it with a 114 on Friday to finish with a 220. After both shot 111 to open, Lady Tigers Makinzie Havskjold and Shaylee Zampedri tied again Friday with a 113 as both ladies finished with a 224. Julia Curtis cut six strokes off her Thursday finish to end with a 230.
Rock Springs Boys
Garret Phillips – 79 – 68 – 147
Dillon Hale – 94 – 86 – 180
Giovanni Pizzato – 109 – 92 – 201
Joseph Bingman – 127 – 99 – 226
Rock Springs Girls
Calie Cox – 91 – 90 – 181
Makinzie Havskjold – 111 – 113 – 224
Shaylee Zampedri – 111 – 113 – 224
Sydney Legerski – 106 – 114 – 220
Julia Curtis – 118 – 112 – 230