|Telles, Bossio go one-two|
PULLMAN, Wash. - Idaho sophomore Damien Telles fired a course record tying 65 Tuesday to pull past teammate Jarred Bossio to win the Palouse Cougar Collegiate with a 15-under 201. Bossio was right behind with a 13-under 203 as the Vandals claimed second in their first tournament of the fall.
Host Washington State won the 54-hole tournament with a collective 827. The Vandals were at 839 and Portland was third at 847 in the 16-team field.
"It was a fun day to be out there," said coach John Means, who only took over the team last Wednesday. "(Former coach) Jon Reehoorn did a great job in bringing in some mighty good athletes. I'm happy and proud to take over a program in such good condition."
The difference Tuesday, Means said, was Telles' and Bossio's ability to capitalize on their short games.
Telles' closing round 65 came after an opening 66 and a second-round 70. Bossio, the first day leader, had rounds of 68-65-70 for his runner-up finish.
Also for the Vandals, Stefan Richardson tied for 30th at 217, Zach Wanderscheid tied for 36th at 219, and Matt Rawitzer tied for 72nd at 226.