Houston Knox (Blue Lake, Calif.) will compete for Oregon Tech beginning next fall.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.— Announced recently by head golf coach Jeff Corkill, Houston Knox (Blue
Lake, Calif.) will be joining the Oregon Tech men's golf team for the
Knox, a senior at St. Bernards High School in Eureka, Calif., will join the golf program in just its second year of competition next fall.
Knox was three times named to the All-County team in golf and was a two-time All-County basketball selection for the Crusaders, which included team MVP honors for both the golf and basketball teams.
Houston is the son of Kevin and Katrina Knox and will major in mechanical engineering at Oregon Tech beginning this fall.
Oregon Tech's Alyssa Clements. (photo by Kelly Caleb)
PORTLAND, Ore.– In the last golf tournament before spring season, Oregon Tech’s Alyssa
Clements shot an 86, while Dalton Durrell carded a 72, both best rounds
of the week individually, to help lead their respective teams to a 7th place showing at the Warner Pacific Invitational Tuesday at Glendoveer Golf Course
Concordia University captured the women’s team title with a wire-to-wire victory. The Cavalier duo of Sunny Powers and Kelsey Whiles tied for individual medalist honors after posting identical scores of 13-over par 232. Top 5 individuals were Northwest Christian's Haley Partridge (80-79-78=237), Willamette's Elise Levy (80-75-83=238), and The College of Idaho's Baylee Borchers (81-77-81=239).
For the Owls Clements (271) 92-93-86 and Mallory Rose (279) 91-94-94 cracked the top 25 with their three round total.
In the tram standings Willamette came home in second place (334-331-343=1,008) behind the solid play of Levy and top 10 finisher McKenzie Weinhold (83-85-84=252). The College of Idaho (333-338-347=1,018) placed 3rd followed by Corban University (352-349-362=1063), tournament-host Warner Pacific (372-360-374=1,106), Northwest Christian (375-371-377=1.123), and Oregon Tech (398-384-380=1,162).
On the men’s side Warner Pacific's A.J. Nelson captured his first-ever tournament title with a three-round total of five-under par 214 (70-73-71) to win the event by three strokes over Concordia's Jesse Heinly (76-70-71=217). Rounding out the Top 5 individuals were overnight leader Tyler Falk of Northwest Christian (72-70-76=218), Lambert, first round leader Jacob Armelina of Willamette (68-78-76=222), and NCU's Sam Mar (72-77-73=222).
Tech’s Dalton Durrell tied for 8th individually with a three round score of 227 (80-75-72), followed by David Murphy in 28th place (80-78-79 (237). Kyle Dearing scored a 243, followed by scores of 245 from Tyler Dearing and Nate Pajutee.
Concordia and Northwest Christian tied for the team title (307-298-298=903), followed by a third place from Warner Pacific (303-314-300), fourth place Corban (312-308-300). Willamette (923) and Walla Walla CC (928) came in fifth and sixth with the Owls (317-317-311=945) taking seventh and College of Idaho (960) eighth.
Dalton Durrell shot a low-round 75 to lead the Tech men. (photo by Kelly Caleb)
PORTLAND – In a tough day on both sides the Oregon Tech men and women sit in 7th place after Monday’s two rounds at Glendover Golf Course.
As a team the men shot a 317-317 (634) and are fifth among Cascade Collegiate Conference teams. The women’s two round total of 398-384 (782) is 36 shots behind CCC member, and closest competitor, Northwest Christian. The tournament will conclude on Tuesday morning with the final 18 holes.
After an opening round 80, Dalton Durrell bounced back with a 75 to lead Tech with a two round total of 155. David Murphy, Kyle Dearing and Tyler Dearing all shot sub-80 rounds on the day.
For the Tech women, Alyssa Clements (92-93) and Mallory Rose (91-94) top the Owls with a two round total of 185.