JOHNSON HOLDS INDIVIDUAL LEAD BEHIND SECOND ROUND 65
LAYTON, Utah — Sacramento State junior Jake Johnson used a career-best 65 in the second round to take the individual lead after the first day of the Purple & Red Invitational on Monday at the Valley View Golf Club.
Johnson shot 70-65-135 in the first 36 holes and holds a three-stroke edge of Portland's Jarrett Foote, Utah State's Tyson McFarland and Washington State's Kyle Hurt.
As a team, the Hornets were tied for sixth place after the morning round with a score of 290. The team jumped into third place at the end of the day after recording a team total of 279. That mark was just one stroke off the total for Portland for the low of the day.
Grant Rappleye joins Johnson in the top five (tied for fifth) with rounds of 70-69-139. Cameron Rappleye is tied for 29th overall after carding 74-71-145.
Jake Pineo shot 76-75-151 and is tied for 62nd while Jordan Weir recorded rounds of 81-74-155 to tie for 80th.
Washington State holds the team lead with a total of 280-279-559. Portland Is second at 289-278-567. Co-host Weber State (287-287-574) and Boise State (291-285-576) complete the top five.
Purple & Red Invitational
Valley View Golf Club • Par 72
1. Washington State 280-279-559
2. Portland 289-278-567
3. SACRAMENTO STATE 290-279-569
4. Weber State 287-287-574
5. Boise State 291-285-576
6. Cal Poly 292-286-578
7. Loyola Marymount 288-291-579
8. Northern Colorado 294-287-581
T9. Air Force 290-294-584
T9. Utah State 289-295-584
11. UALR 291-294-585
12. British Columbia 291-295-586
13. Utah, 297-290-587
14. Utah Valley 303-287-590
15. UC Riverside 299-300-599
16. Southern Utah 303-302-605
Individual Top Five
1. Jake Johnson, SAC, 70-65-135
T2. Tyson McFarland, USU, 68-70-138
T2. Kyle Hurt, WSU, 70-68-138
T2. Jarrett Foote, UP, 71-67-138
T5. Grant Rappleye, SAC, 70-69-139
T5. Geoff Gonzalez, CP, 73-66-139
T5. Scott Spiewak, BSU, 70-69-139
T5. Hank Frame, WSU, 70-69-139
SACRAMENTO STATE SCORES
1. Jake Johnson 70-65-135
T5. Grant Rappleye 70-69-139
T29. Cameron Rappleye 74-71-145
T62. Jake Pineo 76-75-151
T80. Jordan Weir 81-74-155