Today the Falcons traveled to Hillcrest Golf Club and competed in a tri-match hosted by Northwest Christian. The Falcons came in third place led by medalist Kyle Hutchinson. “Our scores today were lower than they were in the beginning of the year, so that makes me happy. This year was fun, I really enjoyed my time with the kids. I’m already looking forward to next year,” said Coach Kontak.
Tonight the Falcons competed in a quad match hosted by Fountain Hills at Eagle Mountain Golf Club. Medalist for the Falcons was Ethan Dilcox. The Falcons finished fourth as a team. “The kids are learning a lot and are continuing to represent their school in a very positive way. I am very proud to be their coach,” said Coach Kontak.
Today the Falcons competed a match against Fountan Hills High School at We Ko Pa Golf Club. Fountain Hills led the way with their medalist at just 3 over par. Leading scorer for the Falcons was Kyle Hutchison with a top 10 finish. Anna Johnson also added a career a low score. “The course we played today was very difficult. I thought each player on our team was able to compete and finish the match strong.”
Tonight the Falcons finished second in a tri-match hosted by Valley Lutheran. We were able to beat Valley Lutheran, but lost to Veritas Prep. This was the first victory of the season for the Falcons. Medalist for North Pointe was Kyle Hutchinson. David Salgado and Vincent Jasso also posted low scores in the victory over Valley Lutheran. “I was glad to see the kids competing and grinding their way through the round. Kyle and David played really well together and supported each other when they needed help. It was great to see the team excited afterwards.”
In a five team match against the host Northwest Christian, the Falcons finished in fifth place. Northwest Christian had a winning score of 145. Low score for North Pointe Prep was Vincent Jasso with a 59. Overall, three out of the five golfers did not have to pick up after a score of double par, which was a goal for the team at the beginning of the match. “We have a lot of work to do and the kids understand that. Golf takes a long time to learn and master. Most of the kids on the team have been playing for less than a year. The teams and kids we are playing have been on golf courses since they were little kids. We will keep working and trying to get better. Most of all, I want to make sure the kids are having a fun experience,” said Coach Kontak.