SAN BERNARDINO — With all five players in the top 25 on the leaderboard, the Cal State Stanislaus men's golf team captured a victory at the Coyote Classic on Tuesday.
The Warriors topped the field with a low of 282 in round three to surpass host and previous leader Cal State San Bernardino with a 864 total score. The Coyotes finished third, 13 strokes behind Stanislaus, while Cal State Monterey Bay placed second (872).
Cal State Stanislaus was led by sophomore Paul Smith, whose consistent play helped him to the second place showing his highest collegiate finish.
Smith (68-73-71212) finished four shots behind winner Bobby Holden of Redlands who had a pair of 68s after an opening round of 72.
Two other Warriors finished in the top 15 with Jeff Neeley rebounding with a 70 in round three for a 219 total for 12th. Rob Damschen was 15th at 220.
Rounding out the Stanislaus scoring were Trevor Clayton and Andre Navarro, both with 223s for 23rd.
MJC MEN 8, COSUMNES RIVER 1, at Sacramento Alex Jackson led the Pirate men with a 6-3, 4-6, 7-5 victory over A.J. Ulan at No. 1 singles, described as a "great" win by MJC coach Shawn Black.
Modesto's doubles pairs swept Cosumnes River in their Big 8 Conference match, including Jackson and Xavier Lopez with an 8-1 victory at No. 1 doubles.
MJC WOMEN 6, COSUMNES RIVER 3, at Sacramento Taylor Osborne and Cassie Gomes each claimed the Pirates' top singles victories and teamed up to beat Cosumnes River foes Morlica Long and Valerie Munoz, 8-5.