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Little River Inn Golf Club’s team of Bobby Burdick, Dennis King, Aaron Rosen and Rick Swanson shot another 16-under-par 128 to hold on to their first round lead and win the NCGA North Valley Zone at Poppy Hills.

Second place finisher Nevada County Country Club comprised of team members David Aldrich, Jr., David Aldrich, Sr., Michael Anderson and Jim Knott fired an 18-under-par on Tuesday to finish six shots back in the format that takes the best two of four net scores per hole.

By virtue of their first and second place finishes, both teams qualified for the Zone Championship, Aug.20-21 at Poppy Hills and Spyglass Hill.



Placing 10th was the team from Alta Sierra Country Club, which included Hank Hauge, Robert Wilson, Lou Bono and Joel Stuckey.

Lake of the Pines County Club placed 14th, with the team of Mike Uhl, Rick Lash, Colin McDonald, and Terry Cross. Lake Wildwood’s team of Mike Mason, Mark Neufeld, Neil Derrick and Steve Peterson finished 15th.




Holes in one

Rita Hecocks scored her first-ever hole in one on March 10, after playing for about two years.

Rita aced the 12th hole at Alta Sierra Country Club.

n On March 12, Paul Fair made his second hole in one in six months, by sinking his drive on No. 12 at Alta Sierra CC.

n Dennis Painter made his second hole in one in 10 months, acing the third hole at Alta Sierra on March 17.

n Scott Johnson of Reno aced the 171-yard 16th hole at DarkHorse Golf Club on March 9.

n David Verna of Auburn scored a hole in one on No. 16, set at 148 yards, at DarkHorse GC on Feb. 20.

NU baseball dinner Saturday

Nevada Union’s baseball program will hosts its annual dinner Saturday at Miners Foundry.

Doors open at 6 p.m. for the event, which includes a tri-tip and chicken dinner that begins at 7 p.m. The night’s festivities also includes an auction, a silent auction and a raffle.

Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for students.

All proceeds benefit the NU baseball program.


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