Highlanders finish in 14th place at national tournament

Highlanders finish in 14th place at national tournament

The McLennan Highlanders shot 305-290-293-296 – 1,184 to finish in 14th place at the NJCAA Division I Men's Golf National Championship in Viera, Florida.
 
Central Alabama finished in first place with 282-281-273-280 – 1,116 followed by Indian Hills in second with 281-270-284-294 – 1,129 and Midland in third with 281-281-280-288 – 1,130
 
Sophomores Mathias Lorentzen shot 76-75-70-69 – 290 to lead the Highlanders and finished tied for 30th.
 
Other McLennan scores: freshman Caden Honea, tied for 56th, 79-73-72-74 – 298; sophomore Brayden Marnell, tied for 56th, 72-74-75 77– 298; freshman Mason Mikeska, tied for 63rd, 79-68-76-76 – 299; and sophomore Trent Leffingwell, tied for 121st, 78-81-0-0 – 159. Leffingwell was forced to withdraw from the tournament due to an eye injury. The four scores for the remaining players were combined to determine the team score.
 
Other team scores: New Mexico, fourth, 277-278-285-294 – 1,134; Calhoun, tied for fifth, 286-293-284-289 – 1,152; Ranger, sixth, 293-291-284-286 – 1,154; Iowa Western, tied for seventh, 287-290-295-286 – 1,158; Eastern Florida State, tied seventh, 285-286-293-294 – 1,158; Odessa, tied for ninth, 285-291-287-299 – 1,162; Wallace State, tied for ninth, 287-299-286-290 – 1,162; Dodge City, 11th, 297-290-292-289 – 1,168; Hutchinson, 12th, 292-294-303-291 – 1,180; Eastern Wyoming, 13th, 289-298-294-302 – 1,183; Western Texas, 15th, 290-309-289-299 – 1,187; Garden City, 16th, 298-297-295-301 – 1,191; Cape Fear, 17th, 305-301-302-301 – 1,209; Pima, 18th, 296-304-309-306 – 1,215; Coastal Alabama, 19th, 314-305-312-292 – 1,223; John A. Logan, 20th, 299-302-316-310 – 1,227; Eastern Arizona, 21st, 308-304-306-313 – 1,231; McCook, 22nd, 301-309-317-305 – 1,232; Spartanburg Methodist, 23rd, 318-307-312-301 – 1,238; and Central Wyoming, tied for 21s t, 309-314-304-321 – 1,248.