Lopes see improvement in McCook

2017-2018 LCC Golf Team
2017-2018 LCC Golf Team

The Lamar Community College golf team showed improvement this past weekend during the tournament at McCook Community College.

Players enjoyed fair weather in the McCook, Nebraska, tournament on September 28-29.  They had 8mph winds on Thursday, followed by 6mph winds on Friday.

Joey Penovich led his Lopes teammates, finishing with a two-day score of 157 (81-76) and tied for sixth place.  Cesar Shinall was six strokes behind his teammate, with a final score of 163 (79-84). 

LCC's Kyle Colen finished with 169 (80-89), followed by Robert Heiny three strokes behind at 172 (83-89) and Geoffrey Kozlowski with 176 (91-85).

The Lopes finished in fifth place as a team with a two-day total of 657 (+81). They finished Thursday play with 323 and Friday with 334.       

Eastern Wyoming College won the tournament with a team score of 605 (+29). McCook Community College came in second with 623 (+47), Northeastern took third 643 (+66), Central Wyoming fourth 643 (+67) and Otero took sixth 664 (+88).

The Lopes will travel next to Otero Junior College in La Junta on October 5-6.