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Del Oro golfers stop Granite Bay

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Del Oro High School's golf team followed a one-under par 71 from freshman Austin Smotherman to finish second in the Rocklin Thunder's Invitational tournament played March 30 at Sunset Whitney. Del Oro totaled 400 strokes to finish behind Spanish Springs of Reno’s winning 393 total. Sierra Foothill League rivals Nevada Union (401), Granite Bay (402) and Woodcreek (405) followed the Golden Eagles. In action last week, Josh Vaughn’s one-over-par 36 and Smotherman’s 38 helped lead the Del Oro to a 204-208 Sierra Foothill League win over Granite Bay last Wednesday afternoon in a match played at Granite Bay Golf Club. Del Oro also dropped a tough 211-218 SFL match against Rocklin in action held at Whitney Oaks. Low scorer for Del Oro was Eric Ash with a 38.