DeBORBA AND NORTON TIED FOR TEAM LEAD AFTER FIRST TWO ROUNDS OF PING COUGAR CLASSIC
PROVO, Utah — Sacramento State’s Scott DeBorba and Grant Norton each shot 147 during the first two rounds of the PING Cougar Classic at the Riverside Golf Club on Friday. The pair are tied for 49th with one round remaining.
As a team, Sacramento State shot 294-297-591 and is tied for 13th. New Mexico State holds a two-stroke lead over New Mexico for the top spot. The Aggies shot 277-282-559 during the day. Saint Mary’s (279-284-563), BYU (287-279-566) and Washington State (285-285-570) complete the top five.
Scores were low throughout the opening two rounds as 14 golfers are even-par or better after 36 holes. Washington State’s Nick Ellis leads the way with rounds of 69 and 67. His total of 136 places him two strokes ahead of six golfers tied for second at 138.
DeBorba and Jeremy Harris led Sacramento State in the morning round with a pair of even-par 72s. The pair was followed by a 74 from Norton and a 76 from Cody Miller. In the afternoon, Norton and Kyle Candlish led the way with rounds of 73. Sacramento State also counted a 75 from DeBorba and a 76 from Miller.
The tournament will conclude with the final 18-hole round on Saturday.
1. New Mexico State 277-282-559
2. New Mexico 280-281-561
3, Saint Mary’s 279-284-563
4. BYU 287-279-566
5. Washington State 285-285-570
T6. Air Force 279-292-571
T6. Boise State 287-284-571
8. Wyoming 289-286-575
9. Utah 287-292-579
10. Weber State 293-289-582
11. Idaho State 288-295-583
12. Utah State 297-293-590
T13. Sacramento State 294-297-591
T13. Utah Valley 294-297-591
INDIVIDUAL TOP FIVE
1. Nick Ellis, WSU, 69-67-136
T2. Kevin Lozares 66-72-138
T2. Parker Pemberton 68-70-138
T2. Michael McRae, SMC, 68-80-136
T2. Austin Hurt, WSU, 69-69-138
T2. Tom Whitney, AFA, 67-71-138
T2. Troy Merritt, BSU, 70-68-138
SACRAMENTO STATE SCORES
T49. Grant Norton 74-73-147
T49. Scott DeBorba 72-75-147
T60. Jeremy Harris 72-77-149
T67. Kyle Candlish 78-73-151
T70. Cody Miller 76-76-152