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Owens in medal hunt at state golf tournament

Staff Report

ALAMOSA – After carding a first-day score of 74 at the Class 4A state golf championships, Rifle High School senior Jim Owens is within range of capturing an individual medal.

Owens, was only the area representative to qualify from the Western Regional in Montrose for the two-day, 36-hole tournament held at the Cattails Golf Club golf course.

Owens’ 74 puts him in an 11th place tie with three golfers.

The 10 best combined scores from two-day tournament receive medals.

Owens and the other three players are one stroke back in the medal hunt heading into today’s second day of action.

On Monday the Bear senior shot a 40 on the front nine, then finished up the round with a 34 on the final nine holes.

Erik Lundberg of Montrose and 2002 tournament runner-up Tom Glissmeyer of Colorado Springs Cheyenne Mountain are tied for the individual lead with four-under par scores of 67.

Shea Sena, the 2002 4A champion, from Montezuma-Cortez is three strokes back of the leaders.

Play resumes at 9 a.m. this morning.

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