Caleb Newman clinches final leg

Camden Cox and Caleb Newman tee off on the fourth and seventh hole in the Last Chance Open.

NMMI Sports Press

On Thursday afternoon the Colt Golf team participated in the Last Chance Open held at the NMMI Golf Course.

Caleb Newman shot a 76 and punched his ticket to the NMAA State championships, which will be held in May up in Albuquerque.

“We got really lucky that the wind didn’t start until 2 o’clock and Caleb performed well under those circumstances,” said head coach Crae Fields. “he has continued to show major improvements throughout the season.”

Camden Cox, who is a freshman, was unable to get a leg to qualify for the state tournament as he shot an 82 on the day. He still has several chances in the upcoming week to qualify.

“Camden is academically focused and making tons of improvements on the course,” said Fields. ”

Up next for the Colts is the District 4/5 1A-4A Championships on Monday at the NMMI Golf Course.

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