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Brighton Leads Prep 5A, Beaver Has Lock on 2A
Brighton established an eight shot lead over Lone Peak and Syracuse after the first round of the two-day Class 5A Utah State High School golf championship being held at Riverbend. In the chase for medalist honors Austin Banz, of West, shot a 67 and took a three shot lead over Andrew Reilly and Jacob Byers of Brighton, and Kelton Kirsch of Viewmont.
The 2A championship is being played at Rose Park and Beaver jumped to a 17-stroke first day lead and appears a lock to win the title. Manti is in second place. In the race for medalist honors Dallon Murdock of Beaver shot a 68 and has a two shot lead over Caleb Chodosh of Rowland Hall and Dale Thomas of Grand.
Prep StandingsAfter First Day
5A Division at Riverbend290- Brighton298- Lone Peak, Syracuse
Individuals67- Austin Banz, West70- Andrew Reilly, Brighton; Jacob Byers, Brighton; Kelton Kirsch, Viewmont
2A Divisionat Rose Park292- Beaver309- Manti315- Grand
Individuals68- Dallon Murdock, Beaver70- Caleb Chodosh, Rowland Hall; Dale Thomas, Grand