Jaguars in 4th after 2 rounds in Laredo

Feb. 5, 2018 at 10:12 p.m.
Updated Feb. 6, 2018 at 5:12 a.m.

LAREDO - Freshman Leah Lerma posted a second round 82 Monday to help put the UHV women's golf team in fourth place going into Tuesday's final round of the Jack Brown Memorial Golf Tournament.

Lerma was tied for seventh place individually after posting a 36-hole score of 169 with rounds of 87-82.

The Jaguars, meanwhile, made up some ground from the opening round against host Texas A&M-International. The Jaguars were 12 shots back of the Dustdevils after the opening round after posting a 366 team score.

UHV cut 10 shots off its first-round score, posting a 352 for a two-round total of 718, just two shots back of the Dustdevils, who are in third at 354-362-716.

Texas A&M-Kingsville leads the field with a 324-326-650, while Lubbock Christian is eight shots back with a 334-324-658.

Jocelyn Villafranca turned in the second-best score for the Jaguars, posting a 92-89-181, and wasfollowed by Reid Whaley with a 96-86-182, Jo Ellen Canales with a 91-95-186 and Viviana Puente a 100-99-199.

Victoria Garcia, playing as a medalist for the Jaguars, posted a 102-97-199.

Lubbock Christian's Lindsay Ferguson holds the individual lead with an 80-70-150, while A&M-Kingsville'sBaily Blezinger is in second at 76-81-157.

The final round gets under way at 8 a.m. Tuesday at the par-72 Max Mandel Municipal Golf Course.



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