The FLC men's golf team, after a three-week layoff due to rainouts and a spring break hiatus, picked up right where they left off with a victory in Big 8 tournament #8 on Monday afternoon at Stockton Country Club. The Falcons shot a team score of 387, their lowest total of the season thus far, and were 13 strokes ahead of runner-up American River. Four Falcons shot in the 70's on Monday, a first for coach Barry Zarecky's 2018 team. Brandon Kelly led the way with a 74, the second lowest score of the tournament, followed closely by Max Menconi with 75. Austin Bennett recorded his best round of the season with 77 while Connor Gaymon carded a 79.
Besides being a Big 8 Conference tournament, Monday's tournament was also a 14-team invitational that included most of the northern California colleges. The Falcons tied for second overall with Chabot, 8 strokes behind winner Monterey Peninsula.
Big 8 Team Scores FLC Individuals
Folsom Lake 387 Brandon Kelly 74
American River 400 Max Menconi 75
Sierra 406 Austin Bennett 77
Santa Rosa 421 Connor Gaymon 79
Delta 422 Jacob Russell 82
Napa Valley 437 Jake Smolinsky 96
The Falcons will attempt to extend their 20-point lead in the Big 8 standings on Wednesday in Big 8 tournament #9 at Wildhorse Golf Club in Davis.