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Golfers top eight-team field in California event

Ousting home opponent Needles this past Monday, Boulder City High School’s boys golf team took home first place at the River’s Edge Golf Course in Needles, California, beating out the eight-team field that consisted of four Division I-A conference opponents, one Division I opponent and two Division III opponents.

Escaping the home field Mustangs 406-411, the Eagles built up a solid lead over conference opponents Virgin Valley and Chaparral.

Leading the way for the Eagles was sophomore Jackson Wright, who tied for first place with a score of 76 on the par 71 course with Virgin Valley’s Hogan Fowles and Needle’s Joseph Garcia.

Sophomore star Kyler Atkinson wasn’t far behind Wright, finishing tied for second with Moapa Valley’s Jacob Causey with a score of 77 apiece.

Atkinson also performed well this past weekend at the Pahrump Valley Invitational at Mountain Falls Golf Course as the only Eagle to place within the top 25 and one of just three Division I-A golfers to place within the heavily active Division I field.

Placing third among conference golfers, Atkinson shot a 160 to wrap up 23rd place, shooting a 78 on the front nine and a 82 on the back nine on the 72 par course.

Placing ninth overall as a team for the weekend, the Eagles were only outscored by home opponent Pahrump Valley throughout division play, trailing 688-726.

The Eagles will continue their regular season Tuesday at Wildhorse Golf Course where they’ll play their first division match of the season.

Results from Wednesday’s home match against Division I opponent Green Valley will be posted in next week’s issue.


Boulder City High School’s swim teams began the season Saturday, participating in a nonleague, noncompetitive relay at the Henderson Multigenerational Pool.

Coach Sara Carroll said no times were recorded and the meet was just for fun.

Contact Robert Vendettoli at BCRsports@gmail.com.

Lucky 7 swim to regional honors

Continuing Boulder City High School’s rich swimming tradition, seven athletes from the boys and girls teams were selected to the All-Southern Nevada team, highlighting the region’s top athletes regardless of classification.

Jenas-Keogh, golfers earn state award

A trio of Boulder City High School athletes were named to the All-Southern Nevada team in their respective sports, highlighting the region’s top athletes regardless of classification.

Render receives all-state nod

Helping Boulder City High School baseball reach the postseason, senior Derek Render was named to the 3A second-team all-state.

Lady Eagles clean up on diamond

Helping Boulder City High School softball reach the state tournament, 3A player of the year Payton Rogers highlighted the 3A All-State team featuring four Eagles.

Four Eagles named to all-state volleyball team

Boulder City High School boys volleyball was well represented on the 3A All-State team en route to their fourth consecutive state championship.

Rogers named 3A Southern player of the year

Helping Boulder City High School softball reach the 3A state tournament, sophomore phenom Payton Rogers was named 3A Southern player of the year.

Eight earn postseason nods in baseball

Helping Boulder City High School baseball reach the postseason, eight Eagles earned postseason accolades for their efforts.

Softball star signs to play in California

Following a successful prep career with the Eagles, Boulder City High School softball star Talynn Madrid has committed to play college softball at Feather River College.

Sorenson named league player of year

Helping lead Boulder City High School to their fourth consecutive state championship, senior Brady Sorenson was named 3A Mountain League player of the year.

McClaren named state’s top swimmer

Continuing Boulder City’s rich swimming tradition, star senior Phoebe McClaren was named 3A swimmer of the year.