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Baker, Craig pace Mustangs to 8th-place showing at Rattler Invitational

SAN ANTONIO, TX (KAUZ) -

Midwestern State's Jared Baker fired a tournament final round best 68 to lead the Mustangs to an eighth-place showing in the Rattler Invitational at the Par-72, 7,121-yard Republic of Texas Golf Course.

The junior from Holliday recorded six birdies, two bogies and 10 pars to go 4-under while finishing the tournament tied for 15th with a two-round total of 219 (+3).

The Mustangs placed eighth as a team with a three-round total of 885 (+21) scoring rounds of 295, 296 and 294. MSU closed 34 strokes behind team titling Indian Hills CC (Iowa) which marked a 13-under total of 851.

Freshman Chance Craig delivered his first Top-10 finish of his career chasing opening day scores of 70 and 70 with a third-round 76 to log a total of 216 (E).

Craig finished 11 strokes off the pace of co-medalists Jackson Bugdalski of Indian Hills CC (66, 68, 71) and Henderson State's Mauricio Lira (67, 70, 68) who logged  11-under totals of 205.

Junior Colton Dorion tied for 38th logging scores of 72, 76 and 76 for a total of 224 (+8), while junior Thomas Smith finished 44th (227/ +11) and senior Ian Gallagher was 49th (228/+12).

Midwestern State next competes in the St. Edward's Invitational played at the Onion Creek Country Club from March 28-29. 

                         Rattler Invitational
                      The Golf Club of Texas
                         San Antonio, Texas
Par 72, 7,121 yards
Team Leaderboard
Place Team Round Scores Total To Par
1 Indian Hills CC (Iowa) 279-282-290 851 -13
2 St. Edward's (Texas) 290-291-289 870 +6
3 St. Mary's (Texas) 286-295-291 872 +8
4 Concordia (Texas) 295-286-294 875 +11
5 Henderson State (Ark.) 295-292-291 878 +14
6 Cameron (Okla.) 291-295-293 879 +15
7 Northeastern State (Okla.) 296-288-299 883 +19
8 Midwestern State (Texas) 295-296-294 885 +21
9 Southeastern Oklahoma 298-299-295 892 +28
10 West Texas A&M 306-297-293 896 +32
11 Our Lady of the Lake (Texas) 304-299-304 907 +43
12 Southwest Baptist (Mo.) 302-305-304 911 +47
13 Northwestern Oklahoma State 326-317-309 952 +88
Individual Leaderboard
Place Player, Team Round Scores Total To Par
1 Jackson Bugdalski, Indian Hills CC 66-68-71 205 -11
Mauricio Lira, Henderson State 67-70-68 205 -11
3 Benjamin Arnett, St. Mary's 69-72-70 211 -5
4 Tate Williamson, Northeastern State 70-69-74 213 -3
5 Trevor Ullestad, Indian Hills CC 70-71-73 214 -2
6 Chance Craig, Midwestern State 70-70-76 216 E
7 Cullen Stahl, Cameron 73-73-71 217 +1
Eric Gilpin, Indian Hills CC 71-74-72 217 +1
Jay Hogan, St. Edward's 73-71-73 217 +1
10 Carson Greathouse, West Texas A&M 75-70-73 218 +2
Jakob Bares, Indian Hills CC 72-69-77 218 +2
Josh Hernandez, Concordia 74-69-75 218 +2
Wess Webb, Henderson State 74-72-72 218 +2
Zander Winston, Cameron 70-75-73 218 +2
Midwestern State Scorecard
8 Midwestern State 295-296-294 885 +21
6 Chance Craig 70-70-76 216 E
15t Jared Baker 76-75-68 219 +3
38t Colton Dorion 72-76-76 224 +8
44t Thomas Smith 77-75-75 227 +11
49t Ian Gallagher 77-76-75 228 +12

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