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Golf: UNT’s Roets moves into top 10

STATESBORO, Ga. — Jason Roets vaulted his way into the top 10 Saturday after the second round of the Schenkel Invitational, while No. 25 North Texas remained in a tie for eighth place.

Roets played one of his best rounds of the year as he posted a 2-under 70 and moved into a tie for 10th. The Mean Green as a team shot a 6-over 294 for a score of 590 through 36 holes.

No. 4 Alabama shot 7 under and took the lead. The Crimson Tide leads No. 6 Texas by two strokes heading into the final round.

Roets was 4 under after the first nine holes, including an eagle on the par-5 seventh. For the tournament, he was 1 under.

UNT’s Carlos Ortiz (72) was 1 over after two rounds. He also had an eagle on No. 7. He was tied for 19th place. Gonzalo Rubio had his second straight 75 and was tied for 42nd.