GHC’s Cassell starts season off with first-place tie

Grays Harbor College golfer Tyler Cassell finished tied atop the leaderboard in the season-opening Grays Harbor College Collegiate Invitational on Tuesday at The Home Course in Dupont.

Cassell, a sophomore, completed his two-day tournament with scores of 69 and 71 to finish in a first-place tie with Bellevue’s Austin Duffy with identical scores os 140. Duffy beat Cassell in a playoff to earn the tournament’s medalist honor.

Andrew Kim also had a top 10 finish for the Chokers, tying for sixth place with a find two-day score of 110.

Grays Harbor placed third overall with a total score of 605. Bellevue took the top spot with a score of 589 followed by Skagit Valley (602).

The Chokers resume competition Sunday when they compete at the Highline Showdown on Sunday at Twin Lakes Country Club in Federal Way.

Team Results

1. Bellevue, +8, 589

2. Skagit Valley College, +22, 602

3. Grays Harbor, +25, 605

4. SVC – B Team, +58, 630

Individual Results

T1. Tyler Cassell, Grays Harbor, -4, 140

T1. Austin Duffy, Bellevue, -4, 140

3. Tyler Spalti, Bellevue, +1, 105

4. Carson Linville, Skagit Valley College, +3, 147

5. Sequoyah Julius, Skagit Valley College, +4, 108

T6. Andrew Kim Grays Harbor +6 8 +5 110

T6. *Ryan Lowe, Bellevue, +6, 150

8. Christian Taylor, Bellevue, +7, 147

9. Ryan Knox, Bellevue, +8, 152

T10. Jaeger Christian, Bellevue, +9, 153

T10. Dallon Bennett, Bellevue, +9, 153

T12. Josh Selby, Skagit Valley College, +11, 155

T12. Jaron Howell, Grays Harbor, +11, 151

T12. Alek Mannes, SVC – B Team, +11, 155

15. Avery Kindred, Skagit Valley College, +12, 156

T16. Ethan Heydel, Grays Harbor, +13, 157

T16. Brady Hinds, Grays Harbor, +13, 157

T16. Cameron Webb, SVC – B Team, +13, 153

T19. Don Beeson, Skagit Valley College, +20, 160

T19. Carson Hughes, Grays Harbor, +20, 160

T21. Sam Wood, SVC – B Team, +21, 165

T21. Jackson Fenner, SVC – B Team, +21, 165

23. Garrett Ulrich, SVC – B Team, +26, 170

24. Matthew Buller, Skagit Valley College, +30, 170