Pirates Tie for Second at Season-Opener

Photo courtesy Puget Sound Sports Information Office
Photo courtesy Puget Sound Sports Information Office

DuPONT, Wash. – Reilly Hegarty and Sam Stiles each finished one under par to lead Whitworth to a tie for second place at the season-opening Pacific Lutheran Collegiate Open on Saturday and Sunday at The Home Course.

Fraser Valley (B.C.) won the tournament with a score of 563, 20 strokes ahead of Whitworth and Pacific Lutheran.  Grays Harbor CC (585) finished fourth.  Travis Bossio of Grays Harbor earned medalist honors after shooting 66-70 – 136 (-8).

Hegarty (70-73 – 143) and Stiles (73-70 – 143) posted mirror scores to finish -1 and in a tie for 8th place.  Caleb Belton (73-75 – 148) tied for 14th and Will Alexander (73-77 – 150) tied for 21st.  

Whitworth will return to action in two weeks when the Pirates play at the Linfield Fall Invitational.