Gilbert varsity golf team ends an exemplary year

Conor Bailey and Hilson Liu, below, held their championship trophies after winning the Stigberg tandem tournament on May 10th. Photo submitted by Bob Sparks

WINSTED – A banner year, a historic accomplishment and a young, hot team with their best years still ahead has Bob Sparks and his Gilbert boys’ golf squad on top of the world.  

In Sparks’ second year helming the program, the Yellowjackets recently secured their first league crown in more than 20 years, and capped off the 2017 season a little more than a week ago with a strong fifth place finish in the CIAC Division IV Championships.

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