Highlassies finish in fourth place at NJCAA National Championship

Highlassies finish in fourth place at NJCAA National Championship

The McLennan Highlassies closed out the 2019 season with a fourth-place finish at the NJCAA Women's National Championship in Daytona Beach, Florida. The Highlassies shot 322-336-331 – 989 in the 54-hole event. The tournament was shortened following the cancellation of Monday's opening round due to inclement weather.
 
Seminole State claimed the team title with 300-297-303 – 900, followed by Daytona State in second with 309-304-310 – 923 and Western Texas in third with 319-320-315 – 954.
 
Freshman Ellie Darnell led the Highlassies with 78-81-80 – 239 and finished in a tie for 14th place. Worapitcha Anndit of Seminole State claimed the individual title with 70-72-71 – 213.
 
Other McLennan scores: sophomore Briana Venegas, tied for 23rd, 79-86-83 – 248; freshman Emily Isaacson, 26th, 81-84-85 – 250; sophomore Elin Eriksson, tied for 30th, 84-85-83 – 252; and freshman Rylee Taylor-Perez, tied for 65th, 95-93-91 – 279.
 
Other team scores: Murray State, fifth, 328-329-346 – 1,003; Barton County, sixth, 351-342-336 – 1,029; Iowa Western, seventh, 348-354-346 – 1,048; Tyler, eighth, 370-337-348 – 1,055; Rend Lake, ninth, 379-370-354 – 1,055; Wallace State, 10th, 359-378-373 – 1,110; Carl Sandburg, 11th, 383-366-362 – 1,111; Iowa Lakes, tied for 12th, 369-385-374 – 1,128; John A. Logan, tied for 12th, 370-386-372 – 1,128; Central Wyoming, 14th, 391-376-373 – 1,140; Sandhills, 15th, 362-402-379 – 1,143; Chandler Gilbert, 16th, 399-392-381 – 1,172; Jacksonville, 17th, 403-399-393 – 1,195; Pima, 18th, 405-405-399 – 1,209; and Marion Military, 19th, 424-411-438 – 1,273.