Photo: Trevor Norby was tied for second after the opening day of the St. Mary’s Invitational.
SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 25, 2019) –Zach James shot rounds of 73-70 to help Southeastern Oklahoma State into second place through 36 holes of the St. Mary’s Invitational at The Dominion Country Club.
SEOSU’s Hayden Foster is tied for fifth after rounds of 72-72.
Oklahoma Christian’s Trevor Norby put himself into contention and Juan Pallach joined him in the top 10 on Monday. Norby, a junior from Carlsbad, Calif., shot rounds of 2-under-par 70 and 72 on the 6,906-yard golf course and was at 142, tied for second in the 88-man field, two shots behind Ryan Dixon of St. Mary’s (Texas). Norby was tied with another St. Mary’s player, Emilio Gonzales.
Pallach, a senior from Mexico City, was tied for seventh after firing rounds of 73 and 72 for an overall total of 145.
He and Norby led the way as No. 9-ranked OC stood in a tie for third in the 17-team race. The Eagles posted team round of 296 and 295 for an overall score of 591, tied with Western New Mexico behind No. 10-ranked St. Mary’s (581) and Southeastern Oklahoma State (590).
Northeastern State shot 610 (305-305) on the par 72 and are in 11th place with a round to play.
Freshman Carlos Gomez leads the way for the RiverHawks shooting 148 (73-75) and is tied for 18th. Tahlequah native and freshman Jax Johnson is two shots behind Gomez at 150 (73-77), tied for 27th. Junior Ty Shelnutt shot a 159 (82-77), which placed the Broken Arrow native tied for 66th. Freshman Tyler Ashman rounded out the RiverHawks crew with a 167 (83-84).