Mavs win weather-shortened golf title
High winds and cold temperatures Tuesday morning forced the cancellation of the final round of the men’s Mesa State Maverick Quality Inn Spring Invitational.
Mesa State and Adams State were planning to play the final 18 holes of the tournament after playing 36 holes on Monday.
The Mavericks’ 630 team score beat Adams State by 20 strokes, with the Grizzlies’ Jonathan Atencio winning the individual title with rounds of 74 and 78 for a 152. Mesa State’s Brandon Bingaman and Eric Farmer tied for second at 155. The two had identical rounds Monday of 75 and 80.
Montrose Invite postponed by wind
The Montrose Invitational was postponed Tuesday because of weather. The tournament at Black Canyon Golf Course will be played Thursday.
Abbott ranked second in world
Jeremy Abbott is ranked second in the current International Skating Union world standings in men’s figure skating.
Abbott, who grew up in Aspen and trained in Colorado Springs before recently moving to Detroit, finished ninth at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver. He is a two-time national champion and placed fifth at the world championships. He is currently skating with Stars on Ice.
Olympic gold medalist Evan Lysacek is ranked first with 3,694 points and Abbott is second with 2,996 points, just ahead of Tomas Verner of the Czech Republic with 2,949 points.