Highlanders finish in sixth place at NJCAA national tournament

Highlanders finish in sixth place at NJCAA national tournament

The McLennan Highlanders shot 290-282-305-285 – 1,162 to finish in sixth place at the NJCAA Men's Division I National Championship at the par-72, 7,316-yard The Rawls Course in Lubbock.

Indian Hills finished in first place with 278-286-284-283 – 1,131 followed by Iowa Western in second with 277-287-293-283 – 1,140 and Midland in third with 288-285-287-284 – 1,144.

Freshman Matt Lorentzen shot 69-69-73-72 – 284 to lead the Highlanders and finish tied for fifth place.

Other McLennan scores: Micah Goulas, tied for 26th, 74-70-79-71 – 294; Brayden Marnell, tied for 33rd, 75-71-81-70 – 297; Alex Isakson, tied for 44th, 72-78-78-72 – 300; and Judd Tilson, tied for 54th, 79-72-75-76 – 302.

Other team scores: Odessa, fourth, 285-294-294-281 – 1,154; Central Alabama, fifth, 289-285-296-287 – 1,157; Western Texas, seventh, 289-296-293-292 – 1,170; Eastern Florida State, eighth, 296-293-293-296 – 1,178; Calhoun, ninth, 286-304-293-297 – 1,180; Wallace State, 10th, 286-306-299-297 – 1,188; John A. Logan, tied for 11th, 302-295-296-304 – 1,197; Hutchinson, tied for 11th, 293-303-294-307 – 1,197; Dodge City, 13th, 292-298-305-306 – 1,214; Cape Fear, 14th, 296-307-305-306 – 1,201; Eastern Arizona, 15th, 304-312-306-299 – 1,221; Coastal Alabama, 16th, 310-304-305-316 – 1,235; Scottsdale, 17th, 297-316-310-313 – 1,236; Snead State, tied for 18th, 318-307-301-314 – 1,240; Eastern Wyoming, tied for 18th, 301-311-320-308 – 1,240; Pima, 20th, 304-313-307-318 – 1,242; and McCook, 21st, 321-320-322-319 – 1,282.