May 15, 2012
Tyler Apps was a model of consistency in the Division III state golf tournament, finishing with identical scores of 74 on both days for a final tally of 148 that earned him sixth-place laurels.
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Defending state champ edges out resurgent Horns
The Longhorn golf team rallied from a disastrous state tournament opening day to card a second-day 301 — a tally that eventually turned out to be the best team score of the post-season shoot-out. But the come-from-behind effort wasn’t enough to catch defending state champion Yuma Catholic, which won the state title with a two-day total of 617. Payson finished as state runners-up with a 625. Valley Christian placed third at 626 and Phoenix Country Day took fourth at 632. Entering the May 11-12 tournament at Antelope Hills near Prescott, PHS coach Bret Morse was on target with his predictions that the run for the crown would come down to the schools that finished in the top four.