Berger leads Punt, Pass & Kick qualifiers |

Berger leads Punt, Pass & Kick qualifiers

Staff Reports

Seven participants qualified for advancement Saturday during the Douglas County Parks and Recreation Department-hosted Punt, Pass & Kick competition at Stodick Park.

Makez Berger, a Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School eighth grader, posted the best score among all boys and Kevyn Reid, a Douglas High School sophomore, led all girls during an event that combined punting, throwing and kicking a football. The event is sponsored by the NFL.

Berger’s total of 290-feet, 9-inches was good for first-place in the boys 12-13 age group and the best overall mark of the day. Reid’s 238-feet, 6-inches was the second best total overall and good for first-place in the girls 14-15 division.

Other winners included Grant Kuhlman in the boys 14-15 division, Kyle Koontz in the boys 10-11 division, Brody Wyman in the boys 8-9 division and Zac Jahreis in the boys 6-7 division. Lucy Keith was the girls 8-9 age group winner.

Each of the seven winners qualified to advance to the Punt, Pass & Kick sectional competition.

Patterson leads par-3 tournament

Dennis Patterson was the Flight A winner during the Carson Valley Men’s Golf Club par-3 tournament on Sunday.

Under the tournament format at Carson Valley Golf Course, tees on par-4 and par-5 holes were moved forward to create par-3 distances.

Patterson carded a net score of 48 to capture first-place in Flight A, ahead of Roger Hala’s 53 and Jack Sparman’s 54.

Augie Martinez shot 45 to win Flight B, just ahead of Matt Budjako’s 46 and Joe Morrison’s 47.

Bruce Sanford shot 42 to win Flight C. Paul Lockwood finished as the runner-up with his 46 and John Guidicatti placed third with his 50.

Closest-to-the-pin winners were Patterson on the first hole and Budjako on No. 18.

Genoa Lakes to host night event

The Genoa Lakes Ranch course is hosting a Glow Golf Tournament on Saturday.

The cost is $50 for non-members, $30 for members and $40 for social members. The cost includes golf, cart, range balls, buy-in for the game, glow balls and glow necklaces,

The event starts with food at 6 p.m., followed by the shotgun start of the nine-hole shotgun at around 7:30 p.m. Bring flashlights and headlamps.

There’s a prize for the best decorated golf cart. The course will be all par-3s.

Call 782-7700 for information.