Torrey Pines slipped by Palm Desert to add yet another State title to its stockpile.
The Falcons shot a team score of 3-over 358 (best five-out-of-six) to edge the Aztecs, who came in at 359. The win marked Torrey Pines’ record fourth CIF State crown and second in three years. Along with winning in 2016, the Falcons also won in 2011 and 2004.
Leading Torrey Pines was Caden Fioroni, who shot 69. The Falcons also got a pair of 71’s from Andi Xu and Jackson Rivera. Palm Desert was paced by a pair of 71’s by Charlie Reiter and Derrick Liu.
Menlo led the three Northern California teams by placing third at 382. St. Francis was fourth at 384, while De La Salle was fifth at 385.
Tyler Guo of Crean Lutheran (Irvine) won the Individual title at 68. Menlo’s Max Ting, a Junior Tour of Northern California member, tied for second at 69.