EWC golfers win NJC tournament

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Harry Walch, Staines, England

Harry Walch, Staines, England

The Eastern Wyoming College Lancer Golf team won the team title at the NJC tournament held in Sterling, CO.  The Lancers had a team score of 583.  The second place team was Otero Community College with a score of 610.

Leading the Lancers was freshman Harry Walch, Staines, England with a two-day total of 142, shooting 71 each day.  Other scores for the Lancers were as follows:

Arvy Shongwe, freshman, Ezulwini, Swaziland – 72-74 for 146, 3rd
Denton Shaw, sophomore, Lusk, WY – 73-74 for 147, tied 4th
Adrian Torres-Ruiz, sophomore, Madrid, Spain – 73-75 for 148, tied 7th
Jared Pilkington, freshman, Scottsbluff, NE – 76-77 for 153, tied 11th

“Our guys played great both days this week.  It was fun to see everyone play well as a team in consecutive days,” said Coach Zach Smith.  “This is Harry’s second straight win and I think the team is really hitting their stride at the right time.  I am excited to see how they play at our home tournament this week.”

The Lancers host tournament this week with play at the Cottonwood Golf Course on the 20th and 21st.