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GRANTS PASS — Ryan Melnychuk is playing his best golf at the right time.
The North Valley senior was medalist at the two-day Skyline Conference boys golf district tournament that wrapped up Tuesday at the Grants Pass Golf Club and led the Knights to the team title.
Melnychuk, the conference player of the year, followed up his low round (69) of the season Monday at Shield Crest in Klamath Falls with the best round (76) Tuesday at Grants Pass GC. Melnychuk carded a 36-hole total of 145.
Phoenix's Travis Campoy was runner-up with a 160 total. Campoy recorded a 79 at Grants Pass GC.
Campoy garnered one of three individual spots to the Class 4A state tournament Monday and Tuesday at Quail Valley GC in Banks. Hidden Valley's Austin Johnson and Tanner Hanks were the other two individuals.
North Valley, the conference regular season and district tournament champion, gained one of two conference team slots at state. The Knights had a 669 two-day total. Klamath Union also advances to state with a second-place 731 at district.
Hidden Valley finished third with a 740, Phoenix was fourth (782) and Henley was fifth (798).
Day 2 Results
NORTH VALLEY (341) — Ryan Melnychuk 76, Dylan Vandehey 84, Taylor Cole 90, Cole Decourcey 91.
HIDDEN VALLEY (384) — Austin Johnson 86, Tanner Hanks 87, Zack Carter 107, Carson Ries 104.
KLAMATH UNION (388) — Phil Morse 93, Kyle Wolfram 98, Clayton Korson 98, David Reed 99.
HENLEY (403) — Robert Ferguson 90, Chris Armstrong 113, Nick Thomsen 97, Jeff Beard 103.
PHOENIX (405) — Travis Campoy 79, Alex Hernandez 112, Ethan Gedde 106, Austin Jeandin 108.