EWC golfers win McCook tourney


McCOOK, Neb. – The Eastern Wyoming College Lancer golf team brought home the win from the McCook, Neb. tournament held Sept. 28-29.

The Lancers finished with a score of 605, 18 strokes ahead of the host team, McCook, who finished with 623.

“This is a tough course and I was pleased with how our team played,” coach Zach Smith said. “We have two tournaments left this fall and I am looking forward to finishing strong. The players have put themselves in a good position this fall season.”

Leading the Lancers was freshman Gonzalo Arcelay Fernandez-Meras, Munguia, Spain, who finished with a two-day total of 147 (73-74), winning the tournament.  Other Lancer results follow: Trey Massey, sophomore, Lander, WY – 78-70 -- 148, second; George Elliott, freshman, Salisbury, UK – 78-72 – 150, fourth; Kash Kaufman, freshman, Torrington, WY – 78-78 – 156, tied for fifth;Jared Pilkington, sophomore, Scottsbluff, WY – 79-88 – 167; Malosi Togisala, freshman, Ogden, UT – 86-81 – 167.

In the regional standings, the Lancers are leading the team standings with a total of 37 points, McCook has 31. Individually, Arcelay Fernandez-Meras is in first place with 24 points, Massey, second with 23 points, Togisala and Elliott are tied for fourth/fifth with 16 points. Kaufman is sitting eighth with 11 points.

The Lancers wrap up action at the Otero Junior College tournament today (Friday) in La Junta, Colo.

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