Participants like Caro’s Ash Slavens and Mike Smith and Quest’s Madison DeLadurantaye, Dustin Vaugn and Aspen Lee were mixed into teams led by a volunteer scorer like Ashley Fanson of the Family Literacy Center’s Jobs for Michigan Grads program (center). Pictures of Nicholas Pugliese

NORTH BRANCH – In what has become a tradition, Quest once again hosted the annual TASL Disc Golf Tournament on Thursday.

Quest, the North Branch Area Schools (NBAS) alternative high school, competes in the Thumb Alternative Sports League (TASL), which sees alternative high schools from across the region compete in a number of “alternative” sports, such as disc golf. as well as bowling and dodgeball.

Thursday’s TASL disc golf tournament was the fifth annual held on the NBAS field course, and Quest students emerged victorious — in fact, the school has yet to be defeated in five. tournament years.

Quest, with a score of 201, took victory over teams from Lapeer Community High School (LCHS, second place with 203), Ascent Bad Ax (210) and Caro Alternative (230).

A total of 53 athletes participated in the tournament representing the four schools, along with 10 adult volunteer scorers. Quest’s Nick Fry had the highest individual score. Dominic Grondin of LCHS placed fourth.

Devin Laur of Quest lines up a putt.

Devin Laur of Quest lines up a putt.

Visualizing the perfect shot was Bad Axe's Jesse Robinson.

Visualizing the perfect shot was Bad Axe’s Jesse Robinson.

Among the students representing Lapeer Community High School, which was participating in the tournament for the first time, was Mario Sauceda.

Among the students representing Lapeer Community High School, which was participating in the tournament for the first time, was Mario Sauceda.

Bad Ax's Ryan Sanchez ends up for a shot.

Bad Ax’s Ryan Sanchez ends up for a shot.