Vetie Maroy of Odessa College has a one-shot lead heading into Friday’s final found of the NJCAA Division I men’s golf tournament at Sand Creek Station in Newton.
Indian Hills (Iowa) Community College, with four golfers in the top 18, has a two-shot lead in the team competition over Eastern Florida State.
Maroy’s 6-under-par 66 on Thursday was the low round of the tournament, putting him one stroke ahead of Eastern Florida State’s Michael DeMorat, who had a 67 on Wednesday before a 2-under 70 on Thursday. McLennan College’s Cory Matthew Donnell is three shots off the lead after a second straight 70.
Hutchinson’s Chase Coble, who lead after the first round, is in 12th place at 2-over 218. He’s the highest Jayhawk Conference golfer, and Dodge City is the conference’s highest team in sixth place, 26 shots off the pace.
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At Sand Creek Station, Newton
Par 72, 7,359 Yards
Through Three Rounds
Team scores – Indian Hills 289-292-280–861, E. Florida St. 290-294-279–863, McLennan 293-297-280–870, Odessa 296-291-290–877; Wallace St. 289-308-285–882; Dodge City 296-298-293–887; Western Texas 295-295-302–892; Hutchinson 292-310-296–898; New Mexico JC 298-305-298–901; Faulkner St. 300-312-289–901; E. Arizona 298-311-297–906; Central Alabama 306-305-296–907; Trinidad St. 297-311-302–910; Iowa Western 305-317-301–923; Midland 318-312-295–925; Pima 296-329-303–928; Cape Fear 31-320-302–933; Scottsdale 315-318-308–941; E. Wyoming 321-322-318–961.
Top individuals – 1. Vetie Maroy, Odessa, 71-71-66–208; 2. Michael DeMorat, E. Florida St., 72-67-70–209; 3. Cory Matthew Donnell, McLennan, 71-70-70–211; 4. Kerry Sweeney, E. Florida St., 71-74-67–212; T5. David Wicks, Midland, 73-71-69–213; Jakob Garstecki, Indian Hills, 73-72-68–213; 7. Marty Sanchez, New Mexico JC, 72-73-69–214; T8. Ryan Gaske, E. Arizona, 72-75-68–215; George Trujillo, Indian Hills, 73-71-71–215; 10. P.J. Shields, Faulkner St., 70-75-71–216; 11. Drew Cooke, E. Florida St., 73-75-69–217; 12. Chase Coble, Hutchinson, 69-76-73–218; T13. Sylas Elliott, Wallace St., 72-78-69–219; Ryan Scott Johnson, McLennan, 74-78-67–219; Trevor Ullestad, Indian Hills, 72-75-72–219; Jack Rickabuagh, Dodge City, 72-74-73–219; Ben Maskus, Dodge City, 70-75-74–219; T18. Luis Acevedo, Indian Hills, 71-76-73–220; Jacob Henderson, Western Texas, 72-73-75–220; T20. David Rauer, Pima, 75-76-70–221; Alister Balcombe, Iowa Western, 71-75-75–221; Eli Marty, Wallace St., 74-74-73–221; Andrew Huseman, Indian Hills, 78-74-69–221; Will Clark, Odessa, 74-76-71–221; Elliott Fullalove, W. Texas, 73-73-75–221; Hunter Shattuck, McLennan, 74-73-74–221.