Hunter Wins Title, Southeastern Ties for Top Spot

Jeff Hunter and Joey Schroeder finished first and second as Southeastern shot a 583 and finished tied for first with host Harding at the Natural State Classic in Heber Springs, Ark. HU would win a one hole playoff.

SE fired a team score of 290 in the second round to follow up its 293 first round and finish with a 583 on the event.

That is the best two-round total the Storm have posted this spring by 18 strokes.

Hunter picked up his first individual tournament victory by firing a second round 72 to follow up his opening round 70 and post a 142 to finish two strokes ahead of Schroeder in second.

Schroeder matched the day's low individual round with an even-par 71 to follow up his 73 on day one and finish with a 144 in sole possession of second place by one shot.

Marcos Sevilla Suarez turned in a 72 on day two after a day one mark of 74 to finish tied for fourth with a 146 and give the Storm three top-5 finishers.

Mason Horner turned in a 75 on day two after a 76 on day one to card a total of 151 and finish 17th, while Coleman Caldwell did not finish the event, withdrawing between the first and second rounds.

Both SE and HU finished 14 strokes ahead of third-place Blue Mountain College who carded a team total of 597.

Great American Conference foes Southern Nazarene finished tied with Rogers State for fourth with a 605, while Southern Arkansas turned in a 610 to finish sixth.

East Central and Union finished tied for seventh with a 615, while Northwestern Oklahoma State posted a 633 for ninth, Ouachita Baptist carded a 635 for 10th and Lyon College rounded out the field in 11th with a 639.

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