Sweetwater won its sec-ond boys golf tournament of the 2012 season on Tuesday by shooting a one-day score of 314 for a two-shot victory at Seminole’s Gaines County Golf Course.
Sweetwater beat out Midland Christian for first-place honors. Lubbock Monterey (336) was a dis-tant third and Odessa Per-mian (337) was fourth.
Sweetwater’s Mason Andrews carded a 74 to win tournament medalist honors over Midland Christian’s Jacob Hibler and Lubbock Cooper’s Matt Hillstrom at Seminole’s tournament.
Hibler and Hillstrom both shot 77s as they finished three back. Sweetwater’s Ryan Mercer was fourth with a 78 and Dylan Torres shot 79 to tie for fifth. Guy Bond (83) and Alex Castillo (87) had Sweetwater’s other team scores.
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Sweetwater shot 332 on both days of Andrews’ tour-nament for a 664 total as the Mustangs placed 11th at the event held March 2-3.
Ryan Mercer missed finishing among the top 10 tournament medalists by just one stroke for Sweet-water. Mercer shot rounds of 80-75-155 and beat out over 100 other medalists. Alex Castillo shot 76-88-164, Mason Andrews shot 86-83-169, Dylan Torres shot 90-86-176 and Guy Bond shot 98-100-198. Carson Greathouse of El Paso Coronado (70-73-143) won the medalist title by a three-stroke margin over Andrews’ Hunter Montgomery.
Sweetwater competed in one of its toughest events of the year as the tournament field included a number of schools from either Class 5A or Class 4A.
Andrews won the team title with a 598, followed by El Paso Coronado (600), Big Spring (633), Plainview (636), El Paso Eastwood (637), Trinity (642), Pecos (652), Fort Stockton (654), Wolfforth Frenship (655), Midland High (662) and Sweetwater.