Hutchinson CC Sports Information
AMARILLO, Texas – Freshman Charlie Crockett shot an even-par 71 on Tuesday to close out one of the most impressive debuts in Hutchinson Community College men's golf history.
Crockett finished fourth overall at the West Texas State A&M's Ryan Palmer Foundation Invite at the Tascosa Golf Club. Crockett was the top Blue Dragon player as Hutchinson finished in a tie for seventh place with Wayland Baptist University.
The Blue Dragons shot a tournament-high 291 on Tuesday to close out at 6-over 858. The Dragons posted rounds of 280 and 287 on Monday. St. Mary's (TX) led the team race wire-to-wire, winning by eight strikes with a 16-under 836.
The only true blemish to Crockett's Blue Dragon debut was a triple-bogey 8 on the par-5 17th hole. He also recorded three more birdies and a bogey on Tuesday. Crockett played 7-under through the first two rounds, which included a pair of eagles.
Crockett finished seven strokes off the pace of St. Mary's Emilio Gonzalez, who won with a 14-under 199 score for 54 holes.
Freshman Charlie Herbert finished tied for 22nd overall for Hutchinson. His 2-over 73 on Tuesday gave him a three-round score of 214.
Freshman Cameron Probert and Nathan McCulloch finished tied for 58th at 224. Probert shot a 71 on Tuesday and McCulloch had an 82.
Freshman Peyton Austin tied for 61st at 225 after a final-round 76.
Individual player T.J. Engelbart tied for 68th with 228. His final round was 75 on Tuesday.
The Blue Dragons are next in action on September 24 and 25 at the Missouri Southern Fall Classic in Monkey Island, Oklahoma.