Kellogg withstood a second-day charge by Payette to hold on and win the State 3A boys golf tournament on Tuesday at Clear Lake Country Club in Buhl.
The Wildcats began the second day of competition in a two-way tie with Shelley at 336. Payette’s second-day total of 326 made up 14 strokes to knot Kellogg with a two-round 676. The Wildcats won the title in a tiebreaker.
Derek Jarvey’s second round of 5-over-par 76 led Kellogg.
•Kellogg’s girls shot a 27-hole total of 634 to finish third at the State 3A, 18 strokes behind runner-up Shelley. Weiser carded 554 to run away with the team title. Sue James’ 93 was the top second-day score for Kellogg.
Post Falls headed into the final round tied for first place, but the Trojans couldn’t hold on and finished fourth at Rupert Country Club. Heavy rain postponed the first round Monday, and delayed Tuesday’s starting time from 8 a.m. to noon. Led by Nick Cuchessi’s 2-over 73, the Trojans topped the team standings with Bishop Kelly at 306 for one round. A second-round 310 dropped the Trojans as Bishop Kelly blistered the water-logged course with a 299 to take the title by three strokes over Minico. Cuchessi followed up his first round with an even-par 71. Zack Boughton shot 151 and Travis Boughton carded 154 for the Trojans. …The Post Falls girls shot 407 for one round and didn’t advance to second-round team competition. Jenna Fetters shot 91 and Chelsea Pederson 94 for the Trojans.
Cara Hayman shot a second-round 94 to lead Wallace to the team title at Burley Municipal Golf Course. The Miners shot 474 for a two-day total of 936 to finish ahead of Wendell by 98 strokes. Brittany Wild (113), Ashlee Maravilla (118), and Kristin Hartmann (149) also contributed to Wallace’s win.
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