LCSC men's golf team closes in on Rocky Mountain
SALT LAKE CITY,
Utah -- The Lewis-Clark State College men's golf team
continued to cut into Rocky Mountain's overall lead in
the Frontier Conference on Monday and now only five
strokes separate the two teams as they go into the final
In the final
54-hole conference tournament, which is being played at
WingPoint Golf Course, the Warriors were able to make up
more ground on the Bears during the first 36 holes on
Monday by firing a team score of 581, compared to 586
for Rocky Mountain. That means only five shots separate
the two teams heading into Tuesday's final round.
holds five tournaments during the fall and the spring
and the team score from each tournament is added to form
an overall team score. After the fall season, Rocky's
lead was more than 50 strokes, but LCSC was able to cut
it to 11 at its portion of the conference tournament
last week in Lewiston.
LCSC was able to
shoot a 2-under-par 286 during the second 18 on Monday
as Chris Kneen and Scott Mooney both shot
2-under-par70s, while Jeff Ray and Patrick Casabonne
shot 1-over 73s. Kneen, a freshman from the Isle of
Man, also carded a 73 in the opening round and is the
overall leader. Nic Arrenbrecht and Ray are close behind
at 145 and 146, respectively.
On the women's
side, the Warriors put their two best rounds together on
Monday, firing a 317 and a 318. They trail Rocky
Mountain by one shot after Rocky shot identical rounds
of 317. Rocky has a commanding overall lead in the
conference standings and appears to be headed to its
second straight women's golf title.
Villa had the best round of the day for LCSC with
consecutive 76s, which leaves her three shots behind the
leader, Rachel Warren of Rocky Mountain. Warren had the
best round of the day with a 70 and also carded a 79.
All the conference
teams will take part in the Region I tournament, which
will be held next Monday and Tuesday at the Coeur
d'Alene Municiple Golf Course.
team scores - 1, LCSC 295-286-581. 2, Rocky
Mountain 291-295-586. 3, Montana Tech 296-315-611.
- Chris Kneen 73-70-`42, Nic Arrenbrecht 71-74-145, Jeff
Ray 73-73-146, Scott Mooney 79-70-149, Patrick Casabonne
team scores -- 1, Rocky Mountain 317-317-634.
2, LCSC 371-318-635. 3, Carroll College 370-351-721.
- Juanita Villa 76-76-152, Cortney Shrout 80-77-157, Sue
James 79-85-164, Samara Kluever 82-83-165, Alana Norris