COLORADO SPRINGS — The Cheyenne Mountain boys golf team used a huge final round to win their first Class 4A State Championship since 2004 Tuesday afternoon at the Country Club of Colorado.
An impressive team effort, CMHS had four golfers shoot in the 70s, including Carter Surofcheck (75), Conner Moberly (74), Thomas Herholtz (78) and Campbell Grage (75).
"It means everything, we worked so hard on the season and trusted our teammates," Surofcheck said. "We just really needed this, it was awesome."
In total, the program compiled a two-round total of 459, five strokes ahead of Mullen. Pueblo West finished fourth with a 478.
"I think this is so special because all of us worked so hard this year to get better," Herholtz said. "Every single one of us put our heart into playing today. We came out with the win which is very nice."
A tight finish in Class 3A, St. Mary's closed strong, shooting a two-day total of 461 to earn runner-up honors. Colorado Academy took first place, finishing five strokes ahead at 456.
While Southern Colorado didn't contend as a team in Class 5A, Pine Creek's Wesley Erling impressed, firing a two-day total of 148 to finish tied for fourth.