TYLER — Mitchell Meissner of San Antonio, Texas, captured the 50th Texas State Open by playing spectacular golf all week with rounds of 67, 65, 63 and a final round of 66. He finished the championship one stroke ahead of the competition at 19-under par 261 for 72-holes.

Lufkin native Sam Fidone carded a final round 69 in capping off a Top 10 finish for the weekend in which he earned $3,750. He finished the tournament 9-under par, 10 shots off the lead.