Sun City, AZ – A rough second day dropped the men's golf team into a third place finish at the Scottsdale Invitational that concluded at the Hillcrest G.C. Tuesday.
MCC posted a 294-298—592 total to trail winner South Mountain (283-274—557) by 35 shots. Eastern Arizona was second at 294-283—577 with Chandler-Gilbert fourth carding a 301-295—596.
Brad Pottle closed at the T-Birds' top finisher. He placed tenth at 73-75—148.
Austin Hardman and Zane Smith tied for 11th place, Hardman shooting a 77-72—149 and Smith a 73-76—149. Ryan Porter was among three tied for 17th place after a 76-75—151 and Jake Guess closed in 27th place with a 72-83—155.
Mesa returns to action Tuesday, playing the 15th annual dual match against Wabash College of Crawfordsville, Ind., at the Dobson Ranch G.C.