TRI-CITY AREA — Jacob Rayl shot a 40 over nine holes, leading the Almont boys’ golf team to a first-place finish Monday at a Blue Water Area Conference Jamboree Tournament.

Timberwood Golf Course, in Armada, served as the tournament venue.

Jacob Rayl, of Almont, watches his tee shot split the fairway during Monday’s match. photo by Kevin Kissane.

Almont’s winning total was a 176 that day. They were followed by Yale (179), North Branch (192), Armada (207), Imlay City (213), Richmond (214) and Cros-Lex (323).

Thomas Manko and Jack Jellison (a 44 each) supplied the next best Almont nine-hole rounds. The Raiders also counted Joe Berger’s 48.

Garrett Roberts paced Imlay City with a 47. He was backed by Mitch Allen (50), Andy Hintz (55) and Quintin Zinger (61).

Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.