EWC wins McCook tournament

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 • 2:31 pm

Harry Walch

Harry Walch

The Eastern Wyoming College Lancer Golf Team won the McCook Community College hosted tournament with a two-day total of 631 (319-312).  Central Wyoming College was second with a two-day score of 655.

Freshman Harry Walch won the tournament with scores of 75-78, 153.  This is the second tournament win in a row for Walch who is from Staines, England.

“McCook has a very challenging golf course so I was happy to walk away with a win,” said Coach Zach Smith.  “It’s very hilly which challenges our players physically and mentally.  It was great to have Harry win back-to-back tournaments.  Once again, it took a total team effort to pull off the win.  I am proud of the team.”

Other scores from the Lancer team were as listed below.
Jared Pilkington, freshman, Scottsbluff, NE – 84, 74 – 158, tied 3rd
Calum Giffen, freshman, Kelty, Scotland – 80, 84 – 164, tied 6th
Denton Shaw, sophomore, Lusk, WY – 80, 84 – 164, tied 6th
Arvy Shongwe, freshman, Ezulwini, Swaziland – 84, 82 – 166, tied 8th

With one day off, the Lancers traveled to Riverton, WY to play in the last tournament of the season hosted by Central Wyoming College October 2 – 3.

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