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Jacob McCorkle leads Buena past Rincon/UHS at Dell Urich; Salpointe over Desert Christian in Volleyball

Jacob McCorkle (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson)

Buena standout senior Jacob McCorkle shot a 5-over-par 40 at the Dell Urich Golf Course on Tuesday to help lead the Colts past Rincon/University 193 to 209. Both squads compete in Division I this year along with Cienega, Desert View, Marana, Sunnyside and Tucson.

Only the top 12 teams in the state, and the next unattached 18 individuals, will qualify for the state tournament to be he held at the Omni Tucson National from Oct. 28-29 and that’s a difficult task with the vast majority of the D-I programs located in the Phoenix area. Last year, only Daniel Henely (9th place) and Diego Guerrero (48) of Cienega and Isaac Ruiz (41) of Buena qualified from Southern Arizona as individuals. No teams qualified.

Rincon/UHS standout Joseph Hubbard led the Rangers with a 43. The Rangers host Sunnyside at Dell Urich today and Salpointe visits the Pueblo del Sol Golf Course in Sierra Vista to play Buena.

Salpointe, Walden Grove and Desert View played at Randolph North on Tuesday. No official scores have been posted.

LINK: FREE GOLF PHOTOS FROM TUESDAY

Rincon/UHS 193, Buena 209

INDIVIDUAL SCORES
Jacob McCorkle, Buena 40
Joseph Hubbard, Rincon/UHS 43
Damian Quijada, Rincon/UHS 44
Tobias Temple, Rincon/UHS 48
Isaac Valdez, Rincon/UHS 52
Jack Greene, Rincon/UHS 54
Tucker Nogales, Buena 59
Nicholas Huish, Buena 62
Atticus Heathscott, Buena 66
Caleb Danielson, Buena 68

LINK: SALPOINTE SWEEPS DESERT CHRISTIAN IN VOLLEYBALL

Salpointe sophomore Rylen Bourguet hits past Reagan Barr (12) and Gabrielle Foxworthy of Desert Christian. (Andy Morales/AllSportsTucson)

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