In the third round of the NJCAA men’s national golf tournament, Dodge City Community College took seven more strokes than the day before. Their score of  947 is good for 19th.


 In the third round of the NJCAA men’s national golf tournament, Dodge City Community College took seven more strokes than the day before. Their score of  947 is good for 19th.
    “We have played so bad,” Dodge City head coach Casey Malek said. “When you have to use an 80 everyday, you are in trouble. … Only two kids have played consistent, that is Chien Hau Tan and Austin Maxwell. Austin is the only one that has improved every day.”
    Tan was the team’s top competitor, shooting a 229 after three rounds, which is good for 61st place.
    Maxwell has shot an 82, 78 and 75 for a 235 and 79th place.
    The final round of the tournament is today.

DCCC WOMEN
    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — The Dodge City women’s golf team finished the national tournament in 17th place, shooting a 1,215 in three days.
    “They were tired, the heat got to them,” Dodge City head coach Ed Bethea said.
    He added the temperature was around 95 degrees with 70 percent humidity.
    BriAnn Howell finished with a team-low 293 for 84th.    
    The tournament champion was Daytona State College, beating second place McLennan
by 14 strokes.
    “I am not satisfied at all,” Bethea said. “I think we need to go back and we need to work a little harder. The girls tried, they did the best they could.”
    Mitsuki Katahira took 82 less strokes than Howell to walk away as the tournament champion.
    Other Dodge City scores include: Abby Barlow’s 307; Katelyn Hamilton’s 308; Kristen Ronnebaum’s 312 and Rihannon Downes 332.