Three Valencia County golfers earned medalist honors during Friday’s Sun Country Junior PGA Tournament at Tierra Del Sol Golf Club in Rio Communities.
In the girls’ competition, Gianna Nilvo, of Los Lunas, finished third in the 16-18 division. Belen’s Sophia Myers was second in the 10-12 category.
In the boys’ 7-9 age group, Sebastian Tabet, of Los Lunas, was second.
Also at Tierra Del Sol Golf Club, Jay Tabet recorded Saturday the first hole-in-one of his career. Tabet used a seven iron to ace the 154 yard par three third hole.
Mike Powers spent more than 40 years as a television news and sports anchor, mostly in the Albuquerque market. He has won numerous awards including New Mexico Sportscaster of the Year. He covers a wide range of sports, including the Valencia County prep scene.