Bountiful's George Rackham captured medalist honors Wednesday at the State Amateur Northern Region Qualifying with a 1-under par 71 at Valley View Golf Course.

Rackham led the list of 45 golfers who qualified with scores of 79 or better. Only 34 spots were available for the 110-man field, but only 33 players came in at 78 or better, meaning that all the pllayers who tied at 79 qualified for the State Amateur July 6-10 at Oakridge Country Club.One shot off the medalist pace was Bill Madsen at 72. Another stroke back at 73 were three golfers - Win Young, Shayne Henry and Heber Jacobsen. Kenny Thomson and Mark Domm had 74s, while Lynn Summerhays and Dave Johnson were at 75.

David Cassidy, who had a 76, had the shot of the day when he aced the 206-yard 16th hole with a 4-iron.