Utah junior golfers defeat Southern Nevada in Ryder Cup-style Border War

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LEHI — Utah’s team of junior golfers defeated Southern Nevada in the annual “Border War” with 310 points to 246.5 in the two-day Ryder Cup-style competition at Thanksgiving Point Golf Course.

The Utah team, which consisted of 10 boys and six girls from ages 13 to 18, built up a big lead in the foursome and fourball competitions Tuesday and held on with eight victories and a tie in Wednesday’s singles competition.

Winners for Utah in the singles included Cooper Jones, Tyson Shelley, Tanner Telford, Preston Wallace, Jack Sargent, Boston Bracken, Jackson Shelley and Arden Lochheim, while Simon Kwon tied his match with Southern Nevada’s Yuki Moriyama.

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