Top-3 finish for Schmidt in Washington

Regina’s Alex Schmidt continued her strong play south of the border with a third place finish at the Warrior Spring Invite in Clarkston, Washington on Tuesday.

Schmidt, a junior at Lewis-Clark State College shot rounds of 79 and 82 to finish at plus-17, good enough for the podium finish at the 36-hole event. She is building off a solid 12th place performance a week ago in the Warriors’ spring season opening tournament.

As a team the Warriors were a shot back of Northwest Nazarene in the competition.

Next up for Schmidt is the LC State Invite at their home course in Lewiston, Idaho on March 22 and 23.

Prince Albert’s TJ Baker improved on his 34th place finish in his college debut last week with a tie for 19th showing this week at the Dancing Rabbit Intercollegiate in Philadelphia, Mississippi.

Baker carded rounds of 80, 72, and 37 (nine holes, shortened due to weather) to finish at plus-9, 189. Baker’s school, Arkansas at Monticello placed sixth in the team standings. Their next action is the Bulldog Bash in Athens, Alabama on March 29 and 30.

Inclement weather also played a factor in both Ty Campbell’s and Brody Istace’s events this week. Campbell, out of Saskatoon and his Southern Wesleyan University teammates were in Greenville, South Carolina. Campbell fired a first round score of 74 that led his team and put him in a tie for 11th where he stayed. Day two of the tournament was cancelled. The team placed seventh.

They will wrap up their regular spring season on March 29 and 30 in Harrogate, Tennessee for the LMU River Rumble.

As for Kindersley’s Istace, the Columbia International University Rams were in Gainesville, Georgia at the Golden Tiger Invitational for their first event since February. Istace carded a first round score of 80. The second round was cancelled due to weather. The final placings were not available.

Istace and the Rams will compete in the Bob Jones Competitive Cup on April 5 and 6.