NAMPA, Idaho - Oregon Tech's Tyler Dearing sits in 5th place and Dalton Durrell is in 8th place as the Oregon Tech are currently in 4th after Day 1 of the Cascade Conference Championships, presented by U.S. Bank. On the Women's side Tech's Alyssa Clements is in 9th place. 1st Day Results Men 1st Day Results Women
While three teams are separated by just five shots, Jared Lambert of Corban holds a four-shot lead after 36 holes at the Cascade Conference Championships, presented by U.S. Bank.Regular-season champion, Concordia (309-305-614) is the team leader in the clubhouse on the 6,918-yard course, with Northwest Christian (310-305-615) just one stroke back, and Lambert pushing Corban (311-308-619) just five strokes off the pace.
Lambert carded back-to-back even-par 72s, recording seven birdies in his two rounds. Sam Mar of NCU (74-74-148) and Kyle DeLorey (76-72-148) sit four strokes back, followed by Jesse Heinly (74-75-149) of Concordia and Tyler Dearing (76-74-150) of Oregon Tech.
OIT (317-311-628) sits just 14 shots off the pace, with C of I (315-326-641) and Warner Pacific (327-324-651) rounding out the field. Women
Riding a commanding performance from two-time individual champion Sunny Powers, the Concordia women’s golf team is in position to claim their sixth-straight title of the Cascade Conference Championships, presented by U.S. Bank, at Ridgecrest Golf Club.
Despite a stiff wind from the southeast, Powers (78-74-152) carded the two best rounds of the day to open up an 11-stroke lead on the competition. Her Cavalier squad followed suit, recording five of the top eight overall scores, as CU (331-321-652) holds a 39 stroke lead on the College of Idaho (345-346-691) in the team race on the par-72 track.
Baylee Borchers, who earned medalist honors at the final regular-season CCC event, is a distant second (82-81-163), followed by a pair of Concordia golfers – Jennifer Gibbons (83-81-164) and Kelsey Whiles (86-80-166).
Northwest Christian (363-366-729) is in third-place, 77-strokes back of first. Haley Partridge (84-89-173) was the top player for the Beacons.
Brooke Spencer (87-81-168) is alone in fifth place, helping Corban University (371-373-744) slide into the fourth position after Day 1. Among the individuals in the competition, Alyssa Clements (85-88-173) of Oregon Tech is in ninth-place, while Scott Jo Helmick (85-90-175) of Warner Pacific is in 11th.
The final round will begin tomorrow morning via a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m.