First Team and Honorable Mention selections for the 2012 All-Bee boys golf team.
He's qualified because: Rose from Bears' No. 6 player a year ago to become a CIF Southern California Regionals qualifier, where he shot a 78 that tied for the 12th-best round of the day. Reached the SoCal Regionals by shooting a 75 at the Central Section Individual Championships, tied for the sixth-best score of the day. "He really put the hours in and turned himself into a good player in every area," Buchanan coach Greg Funk said. "He got longer (on his drives,) his iron game got better, his chipping, course management, everything." Ranked sixth in the Tri-River Athletic Conference with a 74.8 scoring average, and shot a 147 over 36 holes during the league tournament. Avery's 71 was the third-best score of the day at the North Area Championships.
School: Clovis North
He's qualified because: Became first golfer from Clovis North to qualify for the CIF State Championships by shooting a 71 at the Southern California Regional, tied for the fifth-best score of the day. Shot a 79 at the state tourney, tied for 38th. His 73 tied for the fourth-best score during the Central Section Individual tourney. Helped Broncos win the Division II title and finish second behind only D-I champ Clovis West with a 76 at the section team championships. "He rarely missed a fairway," Clovis North coach Ron Ramos said of Bell, who ranked fourth in the Tri-River Athletic Conference with a scoring average of 72.6. "And he's the kind of player who even if he's not hitting the ball well, he'll hold his score together because he doesn't let struggles get to him." Signed with NCAA I Lafayette (Pa.).
He's qualified because: Making his second All-Bee appearance after finishing the regular season with the third-best scoring average in the Tri-River Athletic Conference at 71.6. Clayton shot 6-under 138 over 36 holes during the two-round TRAC tournament. Narrowly missed qualifying for the Central Section Individual Championships with a 78 at the North Area tournament. "Trevor has talent, but he put in extra effort all the time to be better," Clovis coach Fred Avila said. "He hits the ball big and he's accurate as well. His length changes the game because he's hitting shorter irons on to the greens." Clayton tied for fourth at the section championships a year ago with a 76. Signed with NCAA Division II Cal State Stanislaus.
School: Clovis North
He's qualified because: Helped Broncos qualify for the CIF Southern California Regional by shooting a 74 at the Central Section Team Championships, where Clovis North won the Division II title. Corbin's 79 at the SoCal Regional capped a season that saw him post the second-best scoring average in the Tri-River Athletic Conference at 71.2. Was champ of the North Area tourney with a 68. Followed that with a 77 at section Individual Championships, tied for the seventh-best round of the day. "He's learned to really even out the success that he has with some of the struggles you sometimes have on the course," Clovis North coach Ron Ramos said. "You don't know how he's scoring because he's learned to handle adversity really well."
He's qualified because: Four-time qualifier for the CIF Southern California Regionals, where Neal shot a 79 in the finale to his decorated high school career. Shot a 74 at the Central Section Individual Championships, tied for the fifth-best score of the day. Led Lemoore to the Central Area team title, placing first individually for the second year in a row with a 69. Neal set West Yosemite League records for scoring average (69.2) and low round (65, at Visalia's Valley Oaks). "He manages his game well and minimizes damage," said Lemoore coach Keith Neal, Cody's father. "When he's playing well, he gets the birdies and doesn't tend to go backwards." Finished second at section tourney last year after a six-hole playoff against Bullard's Michael Tolladay. Signed with NCAA Division I University of the Pacific.
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