COOS BAY — Sutherlin High golfer Tyler Franke carded an 82 to place second individually Monday at Watson Ranch in the first Far West League tournament of the season.
Brookings’ Kyle Gordon claimed medalist honors with a 77, leading the Bruins to a first-place team score off 366.
Sutherlin was second out of four teams with a combined 383 strokes. Scott Meyer (92), Matt Tew (104) and Jaden Sheldon (105) had the other counting scores behind Franke.
The event was the first of five to be sanctioned by the FWL. The team with the best cumulative score from the five gets a berth to state, with the other one more team and all individual spots decided at the district tournament.
Far West League
At Watson Ranch
Medalist: Kyle Gordon, Brookings-Harbor, 77.
BROOKINGS-HARBOR (366) — Kyle Gordon 77, Blake Butler 93, Donnie Cooper 98, Nate Oman 98, Alex McKee 113.
SUTHERLIN (383) — Tyler Franke 82, Scott Meyer 92, Matt Tew 104, Jaden Sheldon 105, Ian Downs 125.
COQUILLE (399) — Terrence Edwards 83, Taylor Fischer 98, Evan Ross 108, Ryan Swenson 110, Gavin Landmark 130.
NORTH BEND (450) — Jared Davisson 98, Eddie Metcalf 108, Adam Urban 113, Cole Hollingsworth 131, Noah Graber 139.