GOLD CANYON, AZ - Jerod Alleman (So., Chandler, AZ/Perry H.S.) fired a 69 over the Gold Canyon G.C. Sidewinder Course to lead the Mesa men's golf team to victory in the Thunderbird Challenge Monday.
The T-Birds split into two groups and sandwiched the new Benedictine College team that featured several former MCC players. Mesa's White team shot a 299, Benedictine was at 304 and Mesa Red 307.
"I think Jerod played some great golf this fall," said head coach John Guerrero. "He also shot 65 and medaled in one of our scrimmages this fall. Hopefully he'll continue to click during conference play next February."
Former T-Bird Ryan Witte paced Benedictine with a 71. Ben Potter was at 74 and Justin Hyden 75.
Alex Trevino (Fr., Gilbert, AZ/Mesquite H.S.) led Mesa Red with a 75 followed by Dayton Federly (Fr., Maple Grove, Minn/Osseo H.S.).
The event concluded Mesa's Fall season.
Team scores: Mesa White 299, Benedictine 304, Mesa Red 307
Mesa White (299)
Jerod Alleman 69
Austin Fletcher 72
Alex Lobeck 77
Jake Britton 81
Ryan Witte 71
Ben Potter 74
Justin Hyden 75
Rudy Barron 84
Todd Andrews 90
Mesa Red (307)
Alex Trevino 75
Dayton Federly 76
T.J. Katherineberg 78