Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Hilltopper Takes Golf in Stride.(Journal North)

Byline: Eric Butler For the Journal

Senior Finishes Fifth at 4A State

BELEN Though some may linger in disappointment, most can pretty quickly find consolation after a loss almost as fast as the final results are tallied.

Los Alamos' Mike McCloskey took the positive course after finishing fifth here in the Class 4A state golf tournament.

McCloskey shot a final round of 78 at Tierra del Sol golf course to finish at 152 seven strokes behind winner Marcus Molina of St. Pius. McCloskey and fellow Hilltoppers' teammate Thad Clancy helped Los Alamos to an overall fourth place in the boys team competition.

A 76 on Tuesday, combined with an opening round 78, put Clancy right behind McCloskey in the individual standings at sixth overall. …

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