The La Quinta boys’ golf team picked up a dominating 18-hole dual meet on Thursday against Amador Valley at SilverRock, winning 380-457. The Blackhawks were led by Isaac Calderon and Mark William, who each carded a pair of 73s, while Grant Calender followed with a 76, Michael Choma added a 78 and Daniel Krause came in with an 80.
Colin Hatseuag carded a 75 to lead Amador Valley, followed by Rishub Kulkuia’s 81.
The Blackhawks hit the links next on Tuesday against Rancho Mirage at Mission Hills on the Gary Player Course.
Desert Christian Academy 17, Palm Valley 0: The Conquerors picked up nine runs in the first inning on Thursday and never looked back in the dominating shutout victory. Junior Kirsten Ranswill picked up her first league win of the season, striking out four batters while not giving up any walks and just three hits in five innings.
Abby Wagner led DCA at the plate, going 3-for-4 with all doubles, four RBIs and one run. Maycee Jones went 3-for-5 with three runs and three RBIs, and Olivia Hoddick went 3-for-4 with three runs and two RBIs.
The Conquerors (8-4-1, 2-0) play next at home on Tuesday against Bloomington Christian at 3:30 p.m.