Local briefs: Rocket girls finish third at state tourney

Posted on 09 May 2012 by the Roswell Daily Record

SOCORRO — The Goddard girls golf team finished third at the 2012 NMAA Class 4A State Golf Championships at the New Mexico Tech Golf Course, Tuesday.

The Rockets, who were seven shots off the lead going into the second round, totaled a 399 team aggregate in the second round.

Emilee Engelhard was the lone Rocket to crack 90 on Day 2. She shot 88 and finished sixth on the individual leaderboard at 175.


Sara Garcia finished 12th overall at 184 after a second-round 96. Sara Cain finished tied for 30th at 199 after a 108 on Tuesday, Danika Gomillion shot 107 and finished 34th at 203 and Gabby Baker shot 109 and finished 37th at 212.

Belen’s Taylar Jaramillo won the individual state championship by five shots after shooting 77 in the second round. She beat out Deming’s Darian Zachek, who carded a 79 on Tuesday and finished with a 158 aggregate.

Deming took home the team championship and Albuquerque Academy finished second. Kirtland Central was fourth, Santa Fe was fifth and Aztec was sixth.

Boys golf

Candeleria finished 13th

SOCORRO — Roswell’s Henry Candeleria fired an 80 in the second round of the NMAA Class 4A State Golf Championships on Tuesday and finished 13th with a 164 two-day aggregate.

Deming’s Deryk Perales took home the individual championship, besting Albuquerque Academy’s Ben Albin by two shots thanks to his second-round 71.

Deming also won the team championship by six shots over St. Pius X. Artesia finished third, Kirtland Central was fourth and Albuquerque Academy finished fifth.

Women’s tennis

NMMI ends run at nationals

TYLER, Texas — The NMMI women’s tennis team wrapped up its season on Tuesday at the NJCAA National Women’s Tennis Championships.

The three remaining Bronco singles players and the three doubles teams were all eliminated from the tournament with losses on Tuesday.

Adalyn Hazelman (Flight 2) fell 4-6, 6-7 (8-10) in the back draw quarterfinals, Alyssa Hawkins (Flight 4) fell 3-6, 3-6 in the main draw quarterfinals and Roswell alumnus Samantha Dunn (Flight 5) fell 4-6, 0-6 in the main draw quarterfinals.

In doubles, Litia Godinet and Hazelman fell 2-6, 2-6 in the second round of Flight 1, Valentina Beresiarte and Dunn fell 6-1, 4-6, 3-6 in the second round of Flight 2, and Jazmine Burt and Hawkins fell 3-6, 2-6 in the second round of Flight 3.

After Day 3, the Broncos are tied for ninth with 18 points. Host Tyler leads the tournament with 36 points, the State College of Florida is second and Broward is third.

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