Ventura College Athletics

Michael Ray, Nick Burns Compete at State Golf Championships

VC freshman Michael ray tees off during the CCCAA State Championships Monday at the Silverado Country Club in Napa. Ray finished in 41st and teammate Nick Burns came in 51st in the 36-hole event.
VC freshman Michael ray tees off during the CCCAA State Championships Monday at the Silverado Country Club in Napa. Ray finished in 41st and teammate Nick Burns came in 51st in the 36-hole event.

Pirate golfers Michael Ray and Nick Burns both competed at the CCCAA State Championships Monday at the picturesque Silverado Country Club in Napa. Ray shot a 71-81--158 to finish in 41st position while Burns carded an 84-78--162 to come in 51st of the 60 individuals competing.

Both Pirates played as individuals as the team did not qualify for the state last week at the Southern California Regionals.  Both are freshmen and plan to be back playing for the Pirates next year.

Western State Conference foes Canyons and Santa Barbara finished 1-2 in the team competition with scores of 734 and 752, respectively. Cypress was third with a 766. The individual medalist from CoC shot a 2-under 142 over 36 holes on the par-72 course.