GOLF: Men finish sixth in final meet



The Pima Community College men’s golf team finished its final tournament of the season with a two-day total of 619, which was good enough for sixth place.

Mesa Community College hosted the tournament at Longbow Golf Course in Mesa.

On the first day of the tournament, Pima ended in sixth place with a total of 309.

The team was two strokes behind fifth-place Paradise Valley Community College and seven strokes behind fourth-place Mesa.

Sophomore Adam Ortiz had the best score the Aztecs on the first day, shooting one over par with a 72, which was good enough to tie for second place individually.

On the first day, five players were tied for the lead with 71. Six players were tied for second with 72.

The next best for the Aztecs was freshman Landyn Lewis, who shot six over par with a 77 for his first-day score.

On the second day of the tournament, Pima finished with a total of 308. That was one stroke better than its first day.

Lewis had the best second-day score for the Aztecs, shooting three over par with a 74. He ended with a two day total of 151.

Ortiz shot four over par with a 75 for the second day. He ended with the best overall score for Pima with a two-day total of 147.

No Pima player managed to crack the top 10 individually.

The tournament finished off the regular season tournaments for Pima.

The Aztecs will be heading to Sidewinder Golf Course in Gold Canyon, Ariz., on April 26-29 to compete in the NJCAA Region 1 tournament.

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