Western’s Jared Smith carded a 1-under-par 71 at Boulder City Municipal on Monday and holds the lead at the midway point of the Class 3A Southern Region tournament.
Smith birdied three final three holes to lead by five strokes over Boulder City’s Blake Schaper entering Tuesday’s final round at Boulder Creek.
Virgin Valley’s Jeron Dalton is third at 82, one stroke better than Western’s Patrick Tasanaroungrong.
Boulder City leads the team competition with a 330 score. Pahrump Valley is the only other school fielding a scoring team and shot 361.