The Warrior men shot a team score of 4-under par 280 during Monday’s final 18 holes of the 54-hole event and caught Montana State-Billings at 834 overall. MSU-Billings had a 283 on Monday.
Also, Madeline Jarrett, a freshman from
Both the men’s team and Jarrett also captured titles in last week’s 54-hole event at Carroll.
This was the third and final conference tournament of the fall with three more in the spring. The team score from each tournament is used for an overall score to determine the conference champion. After three tournaments, the LCSC men have a 21-shot lead over Montana Tech, while the
LCSC coach Paul Thompson said both teams are sitting good because both Montana Tech and
“This is huge for the men to be leading at this point,” Thompson said. “For us to win at Rocky’s home course is fantastic.”
MSU-Billings, an NCAA Division II school that took part in RMC’s 54-hole event along with a few community colleges, led the LCSC men by three shots entering the final round, but had to settle for the tie and an 834, which is 17 shots under par.
Connor McCracken, a sophomore, had LCSC’s best round of the day with a 67, while Scott Mooney had a 69. McCracken also led at Warriors with a 209 total, which is 5-under par.
On the women’s side, Jarrett carded a 74 on Monday, the lowest round of the day, while teammate Cortney Shrout was one shot back with a 75. LCSC, which entered the day eight shots behind RMC, wound up falling by 14. RMC shot a 913 team total, compared to 927 for LCSC.
The Warriors return to action on Monday in a dual match with
Team scoring – LCSC 280-834, Montana State-Billings 283-834, Montana Tech 842, Rocky Mountain 844, Westminster 869, Carroll 872, Montana Western 928, Great Falls 950
LCSC scores – Connor McCracken 67-209 , Nik Arrenbrecht 76-210, Chris Kneen 73-211, Scott Mooney 69-75-212, Chris Jarred 71-215
Other LCSC scores - Pat Casabonne 70-207, JP Moreno 76-220.
Team scoring - Rocky Mountain 306-912, LCSC 312-927, Montana State-Billings 952, Carroll 997, Montana Western 1104, Montana Tech 1201, Montana State-Northern 1242, Great Falls 1243, Westminster 1317.
LCSC scores - Madeline Jarrett 74-222 Cortney Shrout 75-228, Chantelle Beveridge 80-235, Juanita Villa 83-240, Katie Fuqua 83-248.
Other LCSC scores - Sue James 78-242, Alana Norris 80-246, Jordan Knaap 88-259.