Highlassies finish second at Region V Championship to qualify for 22nd consecutive national tournament

Highlassies finish second at Region V Championship to qualify for 22nd consecutive national tournament

The McLennan Highlassies shot 332-329 – 661 today to finish in second place at the NJCAA Region V Championship.
 
Western Texas claimed the Region V title with 320-324 – 644 and Ranger was third with 341-329 – 670.
 
McLennan freshman Ellie Darnell shot 77-79 – 156 to lead the Highlassies and finish in second place individually. Western Texas' Kienna Oshifo shot 79-72 – 151 to claim the individual title.
 
Other McLennan scores: freshman Emily Isaacson, tied for sixth, 85-82 – 167; sophomore Elin Eriksson, ninth, 88-83 – 171; freshman (medalist) Valeria Enriquez, 10th, 87-85 – 172; freshman Rylee Taylor-Perez, tied for 12th, 89-85 – 174; sophomore Briana Venegas, tied for 12th, 82-92 –174; and freshman (medalist) Madison Saenz, 17th, 91-94 – 185.
 
Western Texas and McLennan will represent Region V at the NJCAA National Championship May 13-16 at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Florida. This is the 22nd consecutive year McLennan has qualified for the national championship.
 
McLennan will compete in the Susie Maxwell Berning Classic April 8-9 in Oklahoma City.