10th-ranked Highlanders claim TJC Championship

10th-ranked Highlanders claim TJC Championship

The 10th-ranked McLennan Highlanders shot 277-284 – 561 to claim the team championship at the two-day Tyler Junior College Fall Invitational at the par-72, 6,509-yard Pine Spring Golf Club in Tyler.
 
Blinn A finished in second place with 290-285 – 575, followed by Houston-Victoria in third with 290-291 – 581.
 
Individually, four Highlanders finished in a tie for second place: sophomore Mason Mikeska, 70-72 – 142; sophomore Caden Honea, 66-76 – 142; sophomore Will Fore, 74-68 – 142; and freshman Ulrik Joergensen, 72-70 – 142. Freshman Holden Hamilton shot 69-74 – 143 to finish tied for eighth, and sophomore medalist Arran Hastings shot 77-74 – 151 to tie for 29th place.
 
Other team scores: Tyler, fourth, 295-288 – 583; Southwest, fifth, 295-304 – 599; LeTourneau, sixth, 304-298 – 602; Blinn B, seventh, 307-303 – 610; Seminole State, eighth, 313-301 – 614; Murray State, ninth, 318-314 – 632; and Jacksonville, 10th, DNF-338 – 590.
 
The Highlanders will close out the fall season at the NJCAA National Preview Oct. 31-Nov. 1 in Odessa.