Finn Meister wins Flowing Wells Championship

September 17, 2023 by Andy Morales, AZPreps365

Catalina Foothills. (Andy Morales/AZPreps365)

Catalina Foothills standout Finn Meister shot a 7-under-par 133 to win the Flowing Wells Boys Tournament of Champions held Friday and Saturday at the Silverbell Golf Course in Tucson. The junior shot a 7-under 63 on Friday and he held the off the field on Saturday with Ironwood Ridge standout Jacob Medina shooting a 4-under 66 on the final day to come in second along with his Nighthawk teammate Jayden Schmitz at 137.

Finn Meister. (Andy Morales/AZPreps365)


Five of the top ten Arizona Division II ranked golfers took part in the tournament including the current top-ranked Brasen Briones (Ironwood Ridge), No. 2 Medina, No. 6 Chase Pickering (Sabino), No. 7 Meister and No. 8 Schmitz.

As a team, the Falcons won the tournament with an 8-under 552 to outlast Ironwood Ridge (566) and Mica Mountain (595). Ironwood Ridge is the defending D-II state championship team and the Nighthawks are ranked No. 1 in D-II followed by Catalina Foothills. Mica Mountain is No. 8. With D-I and D-II combined, only D-I power Hamilton is ranked higher than Ironwood Ridge and Catalina Foothills.

Ironwood Ridge and Catalina Foothills are slated to take part in the Dobson Classic on Wednesday, Sept. 20.



1 Finn Meister, Catalina Foothills 63-70: 133 (-7)

2 Jacob Medina Ironwood Ridge 71-66:137 (-3)

2 Jayden Schmitz, Ironwood Ridge 67-70: 137 (-3)

4 Chase Pickering, Sabino 67-71: 138 (-2)

4 Zachary Schaefer, Catalina Foothills 70-68: 138 (-2)

The top five. (Andy Morales/AZPreps365)



1 Catalina Foothills (DII) 552 (-8)

2 Ironwood Ridge (DII) 566

3 Mica Mountain (DII) 595

4 Sabino (DII) 615

5 Cienega (DII) 617

6 Salpointe Catholic (DII) 629

7 Mountain View (DII) 633

8 Marana (DI) 636

9 Canyon Del Oro (DII) 654

10 Campo Verde (DII) 690

11 Walden Grove (DII) 721

12 Flowing Wells (DII) 744