Clovis West secures 18th-straight TRAC championship

(Photo courtesy Clovis West Girls Golf)

The Clovis West girl’s golf team won five of the league’s six tournaments and was 5-0 in its one-to-one matches with the other TRAC schools. This was Clovis West’s 18th-straight TRAC championship.

Clovis West clinched the Fall 2022 TRAC championship Thursday, Oct. 20, at Belmont Country Club. The results of the final 18-hole tournament yesterday were:

  1. Clovis West—400
  2. Clovis East—403
  3. Buchanan—421
  4. Clovis North—494
  5. Clovis—515
  6. Central—No score

The top finishers in the 18-hole tournament (par 72) were:

  1. Lisa Shimmon, CW, 71
  2. Ethel Asequia, CE, 73
  3. Torrie Bowman, CE, 74

4-7. Four girls tied at 75—Sydney Dick (Buchanan), Olivia Lew (CW), Mia Solano (CE), Madison Dick (Buchanan)

The final league standings and points (52 points possible) for fall 2022 were:

  1. Clovis West—51
  2. Buchanan—40
  3. Clovis East—38
  4. Clovis North—25
  5. Clovis—14
  6. Central—2

The league awarded its individual awards at the conclusion of the tournament.

The TRAC Player of the Year is Lisa Shimmon, Clovis West

The All-League players are:

  • Torrie Bowman, Clovis East
  • Sydney Dick, Buchanan
  • Olivia Lew, Clovis West
  • Mia Solano, Clovis East
  • Madison Dick, Buchanan
  • Ethyl Asequia, Clovis East

Three TRAC teams—Clovis West, Clovis East, and Buchanan—qualified to move on to the Valley Championship that will be held at San Luis Obispo Country Club on October 31.

Jesús Cano spent five years covering high school sports in the Bay Area, which included bylines in the Mercury News, East Bay Times and Brentwood Press. Jesús transferred to Fresno State in 2020 to pursue his education in journalism and hopes one day be a beat reporter covering a professional sports team. He is originally from Pittsburg (No H), California, a suburb community in the Bay Area.