Devils sixth at Bookcliff
GRAND JUNCTION – The Eagle Valley and Battle Mountain girls’ golf teams have busted out the clubs after the long winter, and the Devils looked sharp after the layoff.Eagle Valley finished sixth out of 11 teams Monday at Bookcliff Country Club in Grand Junction.Most golfers would like their first round of the year to break the century mark. Emily Boyd did so by leading the Devils with a 98. Senior Jeanette Baker carded a 102, followed by Caitlyn Yarger at 114.Battle Mountain stayed down in Grand Junction for Tuesday’s tournament at Lincoln Park and showed improvement after their first outing fof the year. The Huskies shaved 30 strokes off its team score.Kassi Gonzales dropped 10 strokes from Monday to Tuesday to come in at 119. Andread Kedrowski pared off 14 shots for a 131, and Kaleigh Armitage dropped down to a 131.”Tuesday, they were much more relaxed,” Huskies coach Cassie Desmone said. “Everything was coming back to them. Once they were able to relax and think clearly, everything was coming together. I have big hopes for them. A little work on the driving range will straighten things out.”Both teams are next at Devil’s Thumb in Delta on Monday.Sports Editor Chris Freud can be reached at 748-2934 or firstname.lastname@example.org.