Three Lopes golfers compete at Otero

Lopes Golf traveled to La Junta on October 4-5 for the Otero Junior College fall tournament.

Only three Lopes competed in the tournament, but all three showed great improvement over the previous tournament in McCook Nebraska.

Joey Penovich finished tied for sixth place; he shot only six over par for the tournament with a two-day score of 146 (74-72). Keith Mergenthal finished with a score of 157 (80-77), followed by Alex Acosta-Hernandez with 163 (82-81).

Eastern Wyoming College won the tournament with a score of 563 (+3), followed by McCook Community College with 582 (+22), Central Wyoming college with 589 (+29), Otero Junior College with 600 (+40), and Northeastern Junior College with 601 (+41). Lamar was unable to earn a team score with only three players.

The team will host its fall tournament next week on October 11-12 to close out the fall season.