Rey wins men’s club tournament |

Rey wins men’s club tournament

Staff Reports
Joe Santoro

Jesus Rey shot a net 65 to win Flight A Sunday during Carson Valley Men’s Club tournament play at the Carson Valley Golf Course.

Rey won by one shot ahead of Marc Prause, who finished second with a 66. Dan Essary shot 67 for third-place.

Augie Martinez won Flight B with a 71, one shot ahead of Fred Coons in second-place. Mike Davis and Neil Notley shot 73 to finish tied for third-place.

Matt Budjako won Flight C with his 67. Chris Willing shot 70 for second-place and Neil Bain shot 72 for third-place.

Closest-to-the-pin winners were Larry Rutledge on the first hole and Ken Smitreski on No. 18.

Foursome wins senior men’s club tourney

Greg Bentley, Donnie Curd, Al Giannotti and Mike Vanderbeck emerged as the winners during a Empire Ranch Senior Men’s Golf Club tournament on May 24 in Gardnerville.

The quartet combined to shoot a net 111 in the four-man team, two best ball event at the Carson Valley Golf Course. Bob White, Ralph Bothe, Bill Langs and Al Vernon shot 117 to take second-place on a tie-breaker over the team of John Pearson, Paul Weller, Joe Morrison and Edward Shepard.

Melvin Ness, Augie Martinez, Richard Torok and Fred Coons shot 118 to take fourth-place. Maurice Dias, Jack Medeiros, Peter Youngdahl and Kurt Cleek shot 120 to finish fifth. Tom Harlow, Paul Lockwood, Ray Huntley and Joe Gibson shot 121 to finish sixth.

Closest to the pin winners were Gary Raybould on No. 1, Dave Knighton on No. 13, Nick Jannis on No. 17 and Greg Stikes on No. 18.

Carson Valley Days 5K on June 10

The 10th annual Carson Valley Days 5K Walk-Jog-Run will be held June 10 along Highway 395 in Gardnerville.

The walk, jog, run starts at 8:15 a.m. from the intersection of Highway 395 and Waterloo Lane. Check-in opens at 7:30 a.m. in the Walgreens parking lot. The finish line will be at Lampe Park.

To go with this year’s Carson Valley Days theme, “Salute to First Responders,” the walk, jog, run has its own them, “Our Heroes: First Responders,” and challenges participants to dress as a hero in their life or community who supports the well-being of other individuals.

Race day registration is $40 for adults and $15 for youth under 18.

This event is sponsored by the Carson Valley Active 20/30 club and supports the Partnership of Community Resources, a local nonprofit dedicated to substance abuse prevention and wellness promotion.

Visit for information or to register.

3-on-3 basketball tourney slated

Me-for-Incredible-Youth, Inc. (MEFIYI) is hosting its third annual Carson Valley Days 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on June 10 at the Douglas County Community & Senior Center.

A 1:30 p.m. check-in time is scheduled, followed by the start of games at 2 p.m.

Divisions for male, female and coed teams will be available for ages beginning at first grade level.

The cost is $45 for a three-player team or $60 for a four-player team. T-shirts are part of the fee.

Visit the community & senior center, call 782-5500, ext. 1, or email for information or to register.

This event is organized by MEFIYI and sponsored by Active Men’s 20/30 Club #85.

Grass volleyball tournament set

The ninth annual Carson Valley Days Grass Volleyball Tournament for adult and youth players will be held on June 11 at Lampe Park.

Registration for the tournament will open at 8 a.m. and play starts at 9 a.m. on grass courts. There will be 4-on-4 divisions for open, women and coed and 6-on-6 youth divisions for fifth-sixth graders, seventh-eighth graders and high school (non-varsity).

Registration fees are $60 for adult teams (players must be 16 or older) and $30 for youth teams (players must be under 18 on game day). Entries are due by Wednesday.

Call Dan Hannah at 775-721-5223 or Douglas County Parks and Recreation at 782-5500, ext. 1, for information.

Douglas alumni golf tournament on June 16

The Douglas High School football program will host its sixth annual alumni golf tournament June 16 at the Carson Valley Golf Course.

The Friday tournament starts at 9 a.m. with a post-tournament luncheon to follow at the Carson Valley Country Club.

The cost to play in the tournament is $100 per person for those who register before May 1 ($125 afterward) or $400 for a foursome. Hole sponsorships are available for $100.

Contact Douglas football coach Ernie Monfiletto at for information.

Nevada hoop camp at Reno site

The University of Nevada men’s basketball team will host two sessions of basketball camps this summer at the Boys and Girls Club in Reno.

The first session will take place June 26-29 and the second camp will run from July 31-Aug. 3.

The price for camp registration ranges from $106-$200 and will be available to boys entering third-seventh grades. Camps will run from Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will give participants individual and group instruction on technique, drills and fundamentals. Qualified coaches from all levels will be present, in addition to the Nevada coaching staff. Game competition and contests with equal playing time will also take place.

Campers will witness daily camp speakers as well as an appearance from Nevada Wolf Pack head coach Eric Musselman. All participants will receive a Nike camp T-shirt as well.

For questions regarding the camps, contact Anthony Ruta at Visit for information packets or to register.