Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Golf Course Wears Down Out-of-Towners.(West Side Journal)

Byline: James Yodice Journal Staff Writer

* Ram girls in fourth place after first round at state tourney

ALAMOGORDO For five hours, Rio Rancho eighth-grader Jenna Zamprelli waged battle with a tight and tough Desert Lakes Golf Course.

The tally?

Desert Lakes 1, Zamprelli 0.

"No matter how hard I tried, nothing worked," said a frustrated Zamprelli, who skied to a 96 on Monday at the first round of the Class 5A girls high school state tournament.

Everything one needed to know about Zamprelli one of the pre-event favorites not from Alamogordo could be seen in her body language.

Desert Lakes' length of nearly 5,900 yards wore down more than a few players Monday and sent Zamprelli to one of her highest scores of the year. …

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