Tuesday, September 23, 2014
YOLO COUNTY NEWS
99 CENTS

Walchli wins again to pace DHS golfers

By
From page B1 | April 16, 2013 |

The Davis High boys golf team has already proved this season that it can play well in all kinds of weather. But on Monday, at the second Delta Valley Conference tournament of the year, the Blue Devils showed they could handle even changeable conditions on the same day.

After starting the event off well under sunny skies and with little wind, DHS stayed on top of its game as the weather turned nasty, braving a steady rain in the final hour of the tourney to take first place at 388. Franklin was second, completing the Wildhawk Course in 421 strokes, while Elk Grove (452) was third.

Devil sophomore Preston Walchli was the individual medalist for the second straight DVC meeting, shooting a 1-under 71 on Monday. Senior Chase Dossa’s 72 was good for second overall as all five Davis scorers were in the top seven individual places.

But it was Walchli who exemplified the locals’ consistency. The 10th-grader carded nine consecutive pars to start the day, then birdied No. 10. A bogey on 11 was canceled out by a birdie on the par-5 14th hole and Walchli shot pars the rest of the way.

“You go through different phases in golf,” DHS coach Karl Ronning explained. “First you learn to play, then you learn to play recreationally. Then you have to learn to play competitively … with that extra level of pressure.

“(Now, Walchli) is just brimming with confidence. He’s not getting too high and not getting too low. He’s always moving forward and not worrying about what he did (before), just like Chase.”

The Blue Devils’ one-two punch at the top was supported by Michael Chen’s fifth-place 81 and 82s from Cyrrus Espino and Spencer Salk, who tied for seventh.

“It was another solid day for Michael and Cyrrus,” Ronning said. “Spencer is a kid who came in as a freshman with no experience and now he’s getting close to being a really solid golfer.

“The kids are learning to play with a positive attitude and with that, scores are going to come down even more.”

Davis’ Patrick Cajandig also played well, getting to the clubhouse in 84 shots. He was the Devils’ nonscoring competitor, but his score would have been near the top of any other team in the field.

Next week, DHS heads to the Haggin Oaks Arcade Course for the third DVC tournament. The event is hosted by Grant next Monday.

Comments

comments

Enterprise staff

.

News

UC joins U.N.-supported Principles for Responsible Investment

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A1

 
Nature’s beauty is in our own back yard

By Charlotte Orr | From Page: A1 | Gallery

Jury finds Dixon man guilty of mortgage fraud

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A1

 
 
U.S., Arab allies hit Islamists in Syria, Iraq

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2 | Gallery

Bob Dunning: These are the tanks we get

By Bob Dunning | From Page: A2 | Gallery

 
Wind threatens firefighting effort

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

Harmony Award nominations sought

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A3

 
Sheriff’s Office honored for safe-driving initiative

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

Baha’is celebrate 50th anniversary in Davis

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

 
Downtown gift cards get a new perk

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

Unscheduled landing

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4 | Gallery

 
Free community yard sale Saturday

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

Street Food Rodeo rolls into West Davis

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

 
Wolk kicks off ‘Morning with the Mayor’

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

So you want to be an entomologist?

By Kathy Keatley Garvey | From Page: A4

 
Pets of the week

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5 | Gallery

 
Forum will answer questions about new license law

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A5

Applications open for Biberstein grants

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A10

 
.

Forum

Daughter has her own opinions

By Creators Syndicate | From Page: B5

 
Brother’s drinking out of control

By Creators Syndicate | From Page: B5

We must not stand for perpetual war

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A6

 
Don’t cut all the trees

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

A great Day in the Country

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

 
Donors support school matinees

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

A big Explorit thanks!

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

 
Teacher tenure becomes key campaign issue

By Tom Elias | From Page: A6

Tom Meyer cartoon

By Debbie Davis | From Page: A6

 
.

Sports

Devil golfers soar past Sheldon

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1

 
Blue Devils bounce back against Pleasant Grove

By Evan Ream | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Running game powered Devils in first football win

By Thomas Oide | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Davis field hockey team rights ship at Lassen

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B1

UCD roundup: Aggie women reach finals of East/West golf tourney

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B2Comments are off for this post | Gallery

 
U11s get a win in an eventful weekend of youth football

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B3 | Gallery

Giants beat L.A. in 13 innings

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8 | Gallery

 
A’s support Samardzija in a win over Angels

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

.

Features

.

Business

.

Obituaries

Carol L. Walsh

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

 
.

Comics

Comics: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 (set 1)

By Creator | From Page: B5

 
Comics: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 (set 2)

By Creator | From Page: B7