Muskegon Community College golfer Joel Maire finished fourth Tuesday in the National Junior College Athletic Association Division 2 Region XII tournament at Bedford Valley Golf Club in Battle Creek.LSJ Logo incert

Maire qualified for the NJCAA national tournament, slated for next week in Scottsboro, Alabama.

MCC golfer Joel Maire.

MCC golfer Joel Maire.

Maire’s rounds of 73 and 75 left him tied for  fourth place overall, eight strokes shy of Owens Community College medalist Harrison Long, who shot a 72 and 68.

As a team, MCC (307, 320 – 627) finished seventh overall behind regional champion Grand Rapids Community College, which put up rounds of 295 and 301 for a two-day total of 596.

MCC’s Dylan Krim finished tied at the 25th spot with rounds of 74 and 83. Jeff Stevens tied for 30th with a first-round 82 and a second-round 78 while Connor Love rounded out scoring for the Jayhawks, shooting a 78 and 84.