Fernley’s Velasquez ties for 11th at State Golf Meet


Robert Perea, The Fernley Reporter

Fernley’s Nadia Velasquez tied for 11th place at the 3A State Girls Golf Championships held Oct. 17 and 18 at Genoa Lakes Golf Course.

Velasquez shot a two-day score of 180 to tie with Emily Gent of Pahrump. They finished 24 strokes behind champion Giana Zinke of Douglas.

Douglas won the team championship with a total score of 665, with five players finishing in the top 10 overall.


Velasquez shot a 93 in the first round of the tournament, and dropped that to 87 in the second round.

She entered the tournament as the No.1 at-large qualifier from the Northern 3A with a season average of 94.8.

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