Twin Falls wins March Madness tourney at Blue Lakes CC

JEROME, Idaho ( KMVT / KSVT ) You might think of only college basketball or killer savings on big screen TV's when March Madness comes to mind.

But down at the Blue Lakes Country Club we're talking high school golf. Officials had to postpone the event one week due to lingering snow and freezing temperatures last Monday.

Twin Falls High School hosted the tournament, both Bruin teams won the state championships last May and for the boys, the occasion marked the sixth consecutive one.

And they won Monday's event as well, the girls team by 37 strokes, the boys 10 strokes.

We caught up with Blue Lakes Country Club assistant professional, Derek Cook on the event.

Cook explained, "when the weather warms up, everyone gets the golfing bug, kids are excited to start playing, it's a great time so they can jump start their year in high school golf."

Winning it for girls, with the score of an 84, Tayllore Ward of Twin Falls. Kylie Crossland of Buhl took second with a 91 and Danielle Doerflein of Wood River shot a 97. For the boys, a pair of Bruins, Daniel Gaspar and brandon stotts both shot a 71 to tie for first. coming in third,

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