Mustang golfers compete in Battle of the Lake; Lady Mustangs host tourney

Mustangs finish last at Battle of the Lake

LAKEWAY — Marble Falls participated in the Battle at the Lake hosted by Lake Travis and Westlake recently.

The event took the top five scores for a combined team total as opposed to the top four scores. Marble Falls scored a 480-480–960. The tournament had 108 golfers from 16 schools.

"When they go to a tournament, they don’t feel the same way they do here," Mustangs head coach Lonnie Tackitt said. "You have to adapt to the changes. That’s the stuff you have to learn to handle."

RESULTS: Jack Scott 90-85–175, Chad Chesnut 91-90–181, Dawson Taylor 92-92–184, Collin Smith 103-106–209, Ben Mezger 104-113–217, Joe Portillo 112-107–219.

QUOTABLE: "I knew the scoring would hurt us because we’re struggling to find a fourth scorer, let along a fifth," Mustangs head coach Lonnie Tackitt said.

UP NEXT: Marble Falls at Bastrop Tournament at Hyatt Wolfdancer Golf Club, 575 Hyatt Lost Pines Road in Cedar Park, and Pine Forest Golf Club, 636 Riverside Drive in Bastrop, Feb. 10-11 at 8:30 a.m.

Lady Mustangs place last at home tourney

MARBLE FALLS — The Lady Mustangs were sixth in their own tournament last weekend at Hidden Falls Country Club in Meadowlakes and Applerock golf course at Horseshoe Bay Resort.

Marble Falls was led by junior Tori Gomez, who finished fourth overall in the Class 4A standings.

RESULTS: 4, Tori Gomez 85-93–178, 26, Shelcee Clark 117-126–243, 27, Kristen Lookabaugh 119-125–244, 28, Crystal Marroquin 122-123–245, 29, Chloe Parnell 119-135–254

QUOTABLE: "They showed they can hit the ball better than they scored. We have to get that mental part under control," Tackitt said.

UP NEXT: Shelcee Clark and Crystal Marroquin will compete at the Lampasas Tournament at Hancock Park, 237 Naruna Road in Lampasas, 9 a.m. Feb. 2.

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