EWC wins home golf tournament

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 • 9:23 am

Harry WalchEastern Wyoming College is pleased to announce that the Lancer Golf team won the home tournament hosted last week.  The Lancers finished the tournament with a two-day team total of 593.  Otero Junior College was second with 610.

“Our entire team had a good tournament that led to a team victory, freshmen Harry Walch winning the tournament and all 8 of our players earning points towards all region standings,” said Coach Zach Smith. “It’s always important to have a good performance at our home tournament and the guys definitely accomplished that this week. Arvy had a particularly strong round on Friday where he had 17 pars and 1 eagle. I was excited for him because you don’t see a round like that very often. We hope to finish the season strong in McCook and Riverton when we have 2 tournaments in the span of 5 days.”

Leading the Lancers was freshman Harry Walch, from Staines, England.  Walch shot a 75 and 72 for a two-day total of 147 and won the tournament.

Other Lancer scores were as follows:

Eric Lovell, sophomore, Greeley, CO – 74, 74 – 148, tied 2nd
Arvy Shongwe, freshman, Ezulwini, Swaziland – 79, 70 – 149, tied 3rd
Calum Giffen, freshman, Kelty, Scotland – 77, 73 – 150, tied 4th
Jared Pilkington, freshman, Scottsbluff, NE – 73, 79 – 152, tied 5th
Adrian Torres – Ruiz, sophomore, Madrid, Spain – 76, 77 – 153, tied 6th
Denton Shaw, sophomore, Lusk, WY – 74, 79 – 153, tied 6th
Brody Staten, freshman, Casper, WY – 84, 73 – 157, tied 8th

Harry WalchThe Lancers will travel to McCook, NE to play September 29-30 and to Riverton, WY to play October 2-3 which will conclude the fall season.

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