Skyhawks swing another top two

FLC men’s golf team finishes second at the Peaks Classic in La Veta

Fort Lewis College finished eight strokes off another tournament championship.

Regardless, the Skyhawks are off to a great start to their 2012 men’s golf season.

Grand View (Iowa) won the two-day Peaks Classic on Tuesday at Grandote Peaks Golf Club in La Veta at 14-over par, and FLC finished runner-up at 21 over.

FLC was followed in the standings by Rgis (39 over), CSU-Pueblo (40 over), Wayland Baptist (43 over), Trinidad State Community College (49 over), Dominican (55 over), Adams State (72 over), South Dakota Mines (92 over), Adams State B (110 over) and Oklahoma Panhandle State (124 over).

Josh Woodworth of Trinidad State was the only golfer to finish under par. He won medalist at 1-under par 215 over two days and three rounds of golf.

David Walter of Grand View finished second at 1-over par.

Kevin Santos of Dominican and Matt Weeks of Grand View tied for third at 2 over, and Sean Kato of CSU-Pueblo finished fifth at 3-over.

Zack Bryant, a freshman, led FLC at 4-over par and finished sixth overall.

Dillon Washburn, the Skyhawks’ freshman who won last week’s Grizzly Kick-Starter in Alamosa, tied for seventh at 6-over par. FLC freshman Lucas Laudick was in that group, as well.

FLC freshman John Thomson finished 12th at 8 over, and FLC sophomore Clark Riedberger finished 30th at 18 over.

FLC and its band of underclassmen next will play a Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference tournament Monday and Tuesday at The Bridges Golf & Country Club in Montrose.