SALEM, Ore. – The Oregon Tech men were able to shoot their best round on day 2 of the Corban Invitational, but failed to make up ground on College of Idaho, staying two shots behind the Yotes, and finishing 7th as a team overall in the event held at Creekside Golf Club.
Dalton Durrell led the Owls with a 78, followed by Tyler Dearing’s best round of 79. The Owls combined to shoot 330, besting their first round total of 338 and second round score of 344.
Northwest Christian University’s Tyler Falk posted a 71 on his final round to take top honors on the men’s side by 10 strokes over Concordia’s Jesse Heinly. Falk was the only golfer in the field of 39 to go under par with a 214 (-2).
With just three women golfing for Tech, the Owls were unable to place as a team. Alyssa Clement shot a 96, her best round of the invitational, finishing with a total of 298. Lexi Brannon came away with a 99 on her final round.
Sunny Powers added to her 10 stroke lead after two rounds yesterday, posting a 78 today, earning top honors with a total of 234. Powers bested Northwest Nazarene’s Samantha Miller by 17 strokes, leading Concordia to the team title.
Oregon Tech will next head to Gilroy, Calif. on March 25th where Menlo College will be hosting their invitational tournament.