Valor Wins Jefferson County League Team Title and Places Three on All-Conference Team!
The final tournament for the Jefferson County League Championship was held on Monday, September 11 at Hyland Hills GC. Valor and Evergreen battled all season, and Valor took a slim 5-shot lead into the sixth and final league tourney. Valor’s Varsity team played well, and beat Evergreen by 15 shots with a team score of 296 to Evergreen’s 311. Valor’s sophomore Hunter Khan carded his best round of the season with a two-under-par 70 to lead all players. Junior Jake Welch has been steady all season and finished with a 73 to place second individually. Rounding out the scoring for Valor were junior Ty Findlow (76 – 5th), junior Trevor White (77 – 6th), and senior Ben Rosenthal (82 – 16th). Valor placed three individuals on the 4A Jefferson County League All-Conference Team (10 players) – Jake Welch, Ty Findlow, Trevor White. Valor will now compete in the 4A Regional at Country Club of Colorado in Colorado Springs on Tuesday, September 19.
Valor’s additional 27 players were also able to play competitive rounds this past week at the Air Academy Invite at Eisenhower GC and the Gold Crown Foundation Tourney at Overland GC on Tuesday, September 12 and at the Applewood GC JV tournament on Thursday, September 13.