The McCook Community College golf team finished up play at the Northeastern Junior College tournament Friday in second place. Eastern Wyoming finished first for the third time in three tournaments and with 10 more points awarded, hold a 30-19 lead over MCC in the season-long standings. Central Wyoming is third with 14 points.
“It was a beautiful day for golf that resulted in some very good scores,” MCC Coach Tyler Loop said.
“We lost a few strokes on our last few holes today but overall another solid round and I’m really proud of the way our team played including our individuals.”
Sophomore Cameron Lampe (Windsor, Colo.) followed his four-under par 67 Thursday with a 70 Friday to finish one stroke back of Eastern Wyoming’s Gonzalo Arcelay for the low score of the tournament.
Sophomore Ronnie Quick (London, England) finished seventh with rounds of 71 and 74.
Freshman Chesney Tatman (North Platte) shot rounds of 76 and 77. Freshman KC Carlson (Delta, Colo.) improved by six strokes Friday and shot rounds of 8-, 74. Sophomore Graham Gaspard (Breckenridge, Colo.) shot and 86 Thursday and improved by three strokes Friday.
Three MCC golfers played the course as individuals. Gabe Vielma (McCook) shot a 76 and followed with a 72 Friday to tie for ninth place. Trevor Oberg (McCook) shot rounds of 76 both days to tie for 12th place. Sophomore Brady Wonderly (Benkelman) shot an 89 Thursday but improved by three shots Friday.
MCC will now host the Region IX field at Heritage Hills Golf Course Thursday and Friday.
Eastern Wyoming 285-283 — 568
McCook CC 294-293 — 587
Northeastern JC 310-302 – 612
Otero JC 315-307 — 622
Central Wyoming 310-315 — 625
Lamar CC Insufficient scores
Cameron Lampe 67- 70 — 137
Ronnie Quick 71-74 — 145
Chesney Tatman 76-77 — 153
KC Carlson 80-74 — 154
Graham Gaspard 86-75 — 161
Gabe Vielma 76-72 — 148 *
Trevor Oberg 76-76 — 152 *
Brady Wonderly 89-86 — 176 *
*- played as an individuals