Golf wins Mission League Tournament

By Daniel Kim

The boys’ golf team finished its season with a first place finish at the Mission League Tournament in Griffith Park. The tournament was a two-day tournament from May 3 to 4.

“I think the team played really well,” Charlie Benell ’12 said. “We played well as a team and I think it showed in our scores.”

The team placed fourth in the Mission League with a record of 6-6 but beat out Chaminade and Loyola in the tournament.

The team did not advance to Divisionals however, as only the top three teams advance.

“It’s disappointing that we didn’t advance to the second round, especially since we had for the last 5 years or so consecutively,” Head Coach Scott Wood said. “But I’m not disappointed in the guys’ effort and improvement. We shot a great score to win league. Sometimes you fall short.”

Bakari Bolden ’14 and Benell placed second and fourth in the individual tournament, respectively. They were two of the seven players chosen to advance to the CIF Regionals May 16.

Bolden advanced from the Regional shooting a 74. Benell shot a 78 and missed the cutoff for the CIF Individual Final by one stroke.