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Byline: Al Del Grande

Posted: July 7, 2011

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5/14/12 - The Falcons carded an impressive five-player score of 4-over 354 to win the team title at the NCS Division I Tournament of Champions at Castlewood Country Club's Hill Course. Dublin (383) and San Ramon Valley (387) grabbed the final two qualifying spots for next Monday's Northern California Regional Championships. De La Salle, the East Bay Athletic League tournament champion and last year's NorCal champion, had to absorb a score of 90 and finished fourth at 391. (full story)

4/30/12 - After finishing 2nd in the league standings, the Spartan Golf Team took command of the EBAL Championships, finishing 1st, ahead of league champion Foothill, 373-377. The victory was lead by senior Adam Yount's 2-under par 70 at the Diablo Grande golf club, and teammates Justin Pagila (73), Cameron Gardner (75), Ryan Thompson (76), and Brandon Roberts (79).

1/13/12 - Brandon Roberts, a senior at De La Salle, and a member of the varsity golf team, has accepted a nomination to the Military Academy at West Point in 2012. Brandon's goal is, "To make a change, a mark in history that would forever keep my spot among the countless people who have fought for our freedom." (full story)

7/7/11 - De Los Reyes Qualifies for US Junior Amateur Championship
Incoming Saint Mary’s freshman Jonathan De Los Reyes shot a tournament-low 4 under-par 66 Monday at Stanford Golf Course to finish fourth overall and earn one of just five available qualifying spots for the U.S. Junior Amateur Championships. After struggling to a 3 over-par 73 in the first round, De Los Reyes rebounded with the best round in the 91-player field to shoot up the leaderboard.

6/29/11 - All-East Bay Golf Team
Jonathan De Los Reyes - De La Salle, Sr. -- De Los Reyes, who is headed to Saint Mary's College, capped a strong four-year high school career marked by consistent scoring by finishing 12th at state. He was second in the EBAL tournament and fourth at both the NorCal and NCS championships.

Justin Pagila - De La Salle, So. -- Pagila shot an even-par 72 to place fourth at the NorCal tournament and help the Spartans win the team title. He also had a 2-under 70 at the league tournament to tie for seventh. He tied for 18th at state with a 4-over 76.

Spartan Golf Team - 4th in State Tournament.
Northern California teams finished second, third and fourth, as Northern California champion De La Salle had a 74 from Jonathan De Los Reyes, a 76 from Justin Pagila, a 78 from Ryan Thompson and 82s from Jason Hurtz and Justin Nuval. Results

5/16/11 - EBAL Swepts NCS Championships
The Foothill High boys golf team won its fourth North Coast Section Tournament of Champions title in six years. Foothill had a five-player score of 384 to top runner-up De La Salle by six shots and repeat as NCS champion. De Los Reyes lead all Spartan golfers with a score of 74.

5/9/11 - Spartans Take 1st Place in NCS Qualifier.
De La Salle had the top five-player team score of 383 on the 6,865-yard course. De La Salle hoped to play well to give EBAL rival Foothill something to ponder. The Falcons earned an automatic berth into the NCS Division I Championship by virtue of their EBAL tournament title.

5/3/11 - The De La Salle Golf Team has had close competitive rounds with Foothill all season, both in league play, as well as in tournaments. On Tuesday, that competition continued in the EBAL Championships in Patterson at Diablo Grande CC; and even though De Los Reyes, Pagilia, and Roberts all shot under par golf, it wasn't enough to overtake the team effort by Foothill, who won 365-370. The Spartans now move on to the NCS Championships.

4/29/11 - The Spartans ended league play with a 191-233 victory over California, finishing with a 12-2 record, and tied for first place in the EBAL standings with Foothill. Next Tuesday, DLS travels to Diablo Grande CC in Patterson, to compete in the EBAL Championships.

4/26/11 - The Spartans got back on the winning track after their loss to Foothill last week by beating Amador Valley, 178-198 on Tuesday and remained tied for first place in the EBAL standings with Foothill, winners over Granada. DLS will play their last league match against California on Thursday, before next week's EBAL Championships.

4/14/11 - On Tuesday, the Spartan Golf team suffered its first loss of the EBAL season to San Ramon Valley, 190-187. However, De La Salle came back on the next day to defeat Amador Valley, 185-191. On Thursday, De La Salle took on Granada and won 186-230 to extend their record to 9-1. Next week, they play two away matches against Livermore and 2nd place Foothill.

Two "fore" Two
It was a good week for the Spartan golfers, as they won two EBAL contests against California (200-228) and Monte Vista (191-208) to remain undefeated in league play, 7-0, and maintained a tight lead over Foothill and Amador Valley, both at 5-2. De La Salle will travel to Indio for the Champions Invitational on April 8 & 9, at the Terra Largo Golf Course.

De La Salle's 6th man wins match for the Spartans
It's Deja vu all over again. After taking Foothill to limit at the DLS Invitational, needing one more hole to win, the Spartans once again found themselves tied after the first 5 golfers finished. But De La Salle's sixth man proved the difference and once again, the Spartans won by a single stroke.

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