NORTON LEADS MEN'S GOLF IN FIRST TWO ROUNDS OF BRAVEHEART CLASSIC
BEAUMONT, Calif. — Junior Grant Norton shot rounds of 72 and 74 to lead the Sacramento State men’s golf team in the first day of the Braveheart Classic hosted by UC Riverside. Norton is tied for ninth overall with a 36-hole total of 146 while the Hornets are 11th in the team standings. The tournament concludes on Tuesday with a single round at the Oak Valley Golf Club.
Norton posted the best score on the team in both rounds on Monday. His morning round was three strokes better than freshman Cameron Rappleye while his afternoon round tied the mark of senior Scott DeBorba. Along with Norton and Rappleye, the Hornets also counted a 77 from DeBorba and a round of 84 from Grant Rappleye in the opening round. In the afternoon, Norton and DeBorba were assisted by Cameron Rappleye (76) and Jake Johnson (78).
DeBorba and Cameron Rappleye are tied for 37th overall at 151. Johnson is tied for 87th and Grant Rappleye is tied for 95th.
Oregon holds the team lead after recording three of the top nine individual scores. The Ducks shot 287-292-579 and hold a 10-stroke lead over Loyola Marymount. Southern Utah and Long Beach State are tied for third with a two-round total of 590 while Tennessee is fifth at 592. Sacramento State shot 304-305-608.
Southern Utah’s Tai Reynolds shot 70-73-143 to take the individual lead. Reynolds is one stroke ahead of four golfers who are tied for second at 144.
1. Oregon 287-292-579
2. Loyola Marymount 301-288-589
T3. Southern Utah 292-298-590
T3. Long Beach State 296-294-590
5. Tennessee 294-298-592
6. Arizona 294-301-595
7. UC Santa Barbara 301-295-595
8. Cal Poly 304-293-597
9. Kansas State 297-301-598
10. Sacramento Sate 304-302-606
11. CS Northridge 303-305-608
12. UMKC 309-300-609
T13. Gonzaga 303-310-610
T13. UC Riverside 303-310-610
15. LaVerne 306-310-613
16. Loyola 308-314-622
17. Oral Roberts 312-315-627
18. Utah State 310-319-629
Individual Top Five
1. Tai Reynolds, SUU, 70-73-143
T2. Nick Delio, CSN, 73-71-144
T2. Brian Locke, LMU, 70-74-144
T2. Robbie Ziegler, UO, 73-71-144
T2. Eugene Wong, UO, 72-72-144
Sacramento State Scores
T9. Grant Norton 72-74-146
T37. Scott DeBorba 77-74-151
T37. Cameron Rappleye 75-76-151
T87. Jake Johnson 83-78-161
T95. Grant Rappleye 80-84-164