Lancers win Otero College tournament
Eastern Wyoming College golfers finished first at the Region IX Tournament held in La Junta, Colorado.
“The guys played very well both days to get a critical Region IX win. We had a balanced effort from all the guys both days,” EWC head golf coach Zach Smith said. “Whenever we shoot under par for the team tournament total we feel we have a good chance to come away with a win. “
The Lancers finished the tournament with a -5. The score 276 on the first day, 279 on day two for a total of 555. McCook Community College finished second with a +6. McCook Community College finished 281 on the first day, 285 on day two for a total of 566.
Eastern Wyoming College’s George Cordall, Nottinghamshire, U.K. tied for second overall with Otero College’s Agustin Pizzorno with a -3. Central Wyoming College’s Hunter Hall won the overall with a -4. EWC’s Noah Taylor, Spanish Fork, UT tied with McCook Community College’s Ethan Gough for fourth with a -2. Lancer, Leander Suttka tied for sixth place with Lamar Community College’s Tyler Cassaday with an Even.
“We’ve got some freshmen that are starting to settle into college golf and play much better,” Smith said. “We are excited to head to Lamar for our last Region IX tournament of the fall.”