Highlassies claim Region V Championship, qualify for 20th consecutive national tournament

Highlassies claim Region V Championship, qualify for 20th consecutive national tournament

The McLennan Highlassies shot 320 Saturday at the Sammy Baugh Golf Course on the campus of Western Texas College in Snyder to claim their fifth consecutive NJCAA Region V Championship.

Western Texas finished in second place with 327.

Alejandra Rodriguez and Joely Henderson shot 79 to lead the Highlassies and finish tied for third place.

Other McLennan scores: Caitlin Brown, 80; Makenna Davidson, 82; Tyler Morrison, 84; and Madison Brooks, 85.

MCC's Rodriguez, Henderson, Brown and Davidson were named to the All-Region Team along with Sadie Dewinton and Sonja Wickemeyer of Western Texas.

McLennan and Western Texas will represent Region V at the NJCAA National Championship May 15-18 at Chateau Elan Golf Club in Duluth, Georgia. This is the 20th consecutive year McLennan has qualified for the national championship.