Hunter Shattuck
Hunter Shattuck

NEWTON, Kan. – The McLennan Highlanders shot 299-313-313 − 925 to finish in seventh place of the NJCAA National Championship Preview at the par-72, 6,599-yard Sand Creek Station Golf Course in Newton, Kansas.

Odessa finished in first place with 294-314-298 – 906, followed by Iowa Western in second with 302-304-304 – 910 and Indian Hills is in third with 298-306-307 − 911.

Hunter Shattuck shot 72-76-79 – 227 to lead the Highlanders and finish tied for eighth place.

Other McLennan scores: Blake Stock, tied for 13th, 73-79-77 − 229; Ryan Johnson, 31st, 77-80-78 − 235; Bruce Popp, tied for 34th, 77-82-79 − 238; Nick Krsnak, tied for 34th, 80-78-80 − 238; and Drew Dewald, withdrew after round one due to a back injury.

Other team scores Hutchinson, fourth, 308-314-295 − 917; Western Texas, fifth, 296-312-314 – 922; Dodge City, sixth, 302-309-313 − 924; Garden City, eighth, 312-325-322 − 959; and New Mexico, DNF.

The Highlanders will host the McLennan/Dr Pepper Classic on Oct. 27-28 at Twin Rivers Golf Club.