Rotermund’s hole-in-one highlights Sailors’ performance at state golf tournament
Steamboat Springs — A hole-in-one on the No. 3 hole at the River Valley Ranch Club Monday made for a memorable moment for Steamboat Springs sophomore Jack Rotermund on the opening day of the 2016 4A Colorado State High School Golf Championships.
However, Steamboat needed a few more of those memorable moments if the squad hoped to contend for a state title in the final tournament of the season.
After the first day, Steamboat was sitting in 12th place with a team score of 253, and senior Nolan Sankey was the top Steamboat golfer in 46th place in the individual standings, well out of reach of the leaders.
Discovery Canyon High School (212) held a commanding lead over second-place Montrose at 225 and Evergreen in third place at 231.
As the golfers headed out onto the course Tuesday for the second round, Discovery Canyon’s Luke Trujillo held a three-stroke lead over Cole Krantz of Windsor in a round to determine this year’s top 4A prep golfer.
Trujillo shot a five-under-par round of 67 to take the lead on the opening day. Krantz shot a 70 to land in the second spot just ahead of Silver Creek’s Jackson Solem, who was third at 71.
The Steamboat golfers were well off the pace with Sankey leading the pack at 83. He was followed by Tommy Henninger with an 84 and Rotermund, who finished with an 86 in the opening round.
However, Rotermund did manage to steal the show in Carbondale with his hole-in-one on the par-3, No. 3 hole at the River Valley Ranch course.
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