Payson’s golf team endured chilly temperatures and rain to post its best round of the season at Hidden Cove Golf Course in Holbrook on Friday.

Rayce Mathews carded 36 and Colton Justice fired a career-best 37 to lead the Longhorns to a 166 score. Payson finished second in the four-team match to Flagstaff Northland Prep (160). Holbrook (180) finished third and Show Low (206) fourth.

Also for Payson, Cyle Moss shot 46 and Emme Sopeland and Katie Sexton both finished with 47s, only one of which was counted.

Northland Prep’s Simon Trebon was medalist with 35.

The Longhorns play the second of their three home matches this season at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday (changed from Tuesday because of the weather) at Payson Golf Course.

Contact the reporter at kmorris@payson.com

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