Rattlers golf squad places 13th

By QCS Staff

The Tucumcari Rattlers Golf Team placed 13th among 22 teams (5A through 2A) competing in Roswell, April 9-10, at the Spring River Golf Course and the New Mexico Military Institute Golf Course. Individual scores were:

Stephen Smith 85-92
Qasim Badshah 86-100
Justin Alvarez 90-101
Nathan Andrada 90-101
Mike Martinez 96-118

“It was tough test for the youngsters with the severe winds,” said coach Howie Tucker. “This week we’ll get back to the basics and work on our morale. I feel like we were brought down to earth after this experience. Next week the kids are are off to Ruidoso.”

The next match is Monday and Tuesday at the Alto Lakes and Links golf courses in Ruidoso.