Aztecs men’s golf remain in second place after third round of Region I Championships

Courtesy of Pima Athletics

Tucson, AZ – The Pima Community College men’s golf team closed out the third round of the NJCAA Region I Championships on Saturday at the Gold Canyon Golf Resort.

The Aztecs are still in second place with a score of 924 (311-301-312). Eastern Arizona College is first with 901 (299-299-303) and Scottsdale Community College trails the Aztecs by 9-strokes with 933 (311-313-309).

Freshman Diego Cueva-Schraidt (Sabino HS) struggled in the third round as he shot an 81. He has a three-day total of 228 (73-74-81). He fell to sixth place but is only 2-strokes behind for the lead. Five strokes separates the top 10 players.

Sophomore Johnny Fiore (Marana HS) is in eighth place with a score of 230 (76-74-80) while fellow sophomore Cooper Cordova (Mountain View HS) produced the best round for the Aztecs. He shot a 3-over par 73 and is tied for ninth place with 231 (77-81-73).

Sophomore Bobby Padilla (Catalina Foothills HS) is in 11th place with a score of 235 (85-72-78).

The final round of the Region I Championships is on Sunday. The teams begin to tee off at 8:30 a.m.

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