• Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer

    Peak to Peak's Nishant Datta tees off on the first hole on the second day of the 3A golf state championships at Saddle Rock in Aurora.

  • Michael Brian / Loveland Reporter-Herald

    Jackson Solem won four regional titles during his prep golf career for Silver Creek.

  • Lewis Geyer / Staff Photographer

    Boulder's Freddie Gluck was the individual runner-up in the Front Range League as a junior.



First Team

Ethan Alexander, Sr., Monarch — Strong play within Front Range League parlayed into a regional championship at South Suburban by two strokes.

Nishant Datta, Jr., Peak to Peak — Had two rounds below 70 during league play and rebounded from a rough regional to place sixth at the Class 3A tournament.

Freddie Gluck, Jr., Boulder — The FRL individual runner-up also shot even-par for second at Saddle Rock regional and finished the season with a top-30 score at state.

Daniel Pearson, Sr., Fairview — The 2016 BoCoPreps.com golfer of the year carried a 69.17 stroke average, won five invitationals and claimed league and regional championships before placing fourth at state.

Jackson Solem, Sr., Silver Creek — A four-year regional champion and 2015 4A state champion, Solem wrapped up his prep career with 69.45 scoring average, league and regional championships and a runner-up finish at state.

Honorable mention

Will Branan, Sr., Fairview; Jake Butler, Sr., Niwot; Spencer Daake, Jr., Monarch; Walker Franklin, Prospect Ridge; Danny Gallant, Sr., Monarch; Billy Howenstein, So., Dawson School; Yale Kim, Sr., Dawson School; Jacob Mason, Sr., Jefferson Academy; Andrew Perry, Sr., Fairview; T.J. Shehee, So., Silver Creek; Garrett Stansel, Fr., Silver Creek; Ethan Tartaglia, Jr., Peak to Peak; Sam Taylor, Sr., Peak to Peak; Ian Thorpe, Jr., Peak to Peak; Shane Tilger, Sr., Broomfield.

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