With rounds of 66 and 64, Riverton’s sophomore year Parker Paxton won his second straight 3A state golf championship last weekend in Lander.
Paxton’s lead on victory was 11 strokes over Karsten Simmons from Worland. He was the only golfer who shot both rounds on the Lander Golf Course in the 1960s.
WyoPreps had a chat with Paxton after his win in the video above in this post.
So Paxton and members of his group finished their last hole in the 36-hole championship. Simmons, Codys Hunter Hall and Star Valleys PJ Horsley were part of the quartet.
Paxton was announced as champion, joining the other all-state golfers in the top 10 Class 3A boys for 2021.
With the support of champion Paxton, Riverton won the team crown, the fifth in school history.
Riverton head coach Lars Flanagan spoke to WyoPreps’ David Settle about Parker’s win and the team crown.
It is the Wolverines’ first Gulf State title since 2016.
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