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NIC GOLF: Swan men's medalist as Cardinal men, women win Yakima tourney

| October 19, 2021 1:20 AM

YAKIMA, Wash. — Led by James Swan and Megan Light, the North Idaho College men's and women's golf teams won titles Tuesday at the 2021 NWAC Championship Preview at Apple Tree Golf Course.

NIC's men shot a 575 to win by nine strokes over Bellevue Community College.

Swan shot 68-67—135, 9 under par for a four-shot victory. NIC's James Baldauf tied for third.

NIC's women, led by Megan Light's second-place finish, shot a 471 to win by 10 strokes over Bellevue.

The event wrapped up the fall tournament season for NIC. Tourney play resumes in the spring.

MEN

TEAM SCORES — 1, North Idaho 286-289—575. 2, Bellevue 287-297—584. 3, Spokane 295-290—585. 4, Southwestern Oregon 289-311—600. 5, Columbia Basin 315-305—620. 6, Grays Harbor 302-326—628.

MEDALIST — James Swan, NIC, 68-67—135.

NORTH IDAHO — 1, James Swan 68-67—135. T3, James Baldauf 69-73—142. T6, Aidan Goldstein 74-72—146. 16, Xavier De La Rosa 75-77—152. 19, Jamen Parsons 75-79—154. 22, Tyler Vassar 77-80—157.

WOMEN

TEAM SCORES — 1, North Idaho 231-240—471. 2, Bellevue 243-238—481. 3, Spokane 248-236—484. 4, Columbia Basin 255-256—511. 5, Southwestern Oregon 267-257—524. 6, Highline 264-270—534. 7, Grays Harbor 340-328—668. 8, Centralia 364-331—695.

MEDALIST — Sarah Lawrence, Bellevue, 75-67—142.

NORTH IDAHO — 2, Megan Light 77-79—156. 4, Caitlin O'Connor 76-82—158. 7, Emily Elliott 78-84—162. T11, Bella Gopwani 89-79—168. 21, McKenly Day 90-88—178. T24, Navy Wood 93-90—183.

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Courtesy photo The North Idaho College women's golf team won the 2021 NWAC Championship Preview on Tuesday at Apple Tree Golf Course in Yakima, Wash. From left are assistant coach Russ Grove, Caitlin O’Connor, Mckenly Day, Navy Wood, Megan Light, Bella Gopwani, Emily Elliott and head coach Russell Grove.

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