Highlanders finish third at NMMI tournament

Highlanders finish third at NMMI tournament

The McLennan Highlanders shot 297-310 – 607 to finish in third place at the Sonny Wiginton Intercollegiate hosted by New Mexico Military Institute (NMMI) at the par-70, 7,004-yard NMMI Golf Course in Roswell, New Mexico.

Midland finished in first place with 288-298 – 586, followed by Odessa with 297-304 – 601 in second.

Matt Lorentzen shot 74-75 – 149 to lead the Highlanders and finish tied for sixth place. Callum Bruce of Midland finished atop the individual leaderboard with 72-68 – 140.

Other McLennan scores: Micah Goulas, tied for 13th, 75-76 – 151; Andrew Lane (medalist), tied for 15th, 77-75 – 152; Trent Leffingwell, tied for 17th, 74-79 – 153; Brayden Marnell, tied for 19th, 74-80 – 154; Alex Isakson, tied for 24th, 77-81 – 158;

Other team scores: New Mexico Military, tied for fourth, 299-318 – 617; and Garden City, tied for fourth, 308-309 – 617.

The Highlanders will compete in the New Mexico Junior College Invitational March 19-20 in Hobbs, New Mexico.