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Livingstone takes second in Southern Division golf tournament

Staff report

CHINA GROVE — Livingstone finished second in the two-day CIAA Southern Division golf championship at Warrior Golf Club.

Virginia Union took the tournament title with a 625 — a 313 on Tuesday, after Monday’s 312. Coach Andre Springs’ Blue Bears followed three strokes behind at 628 (319-309).

Chowan grabbed third place at 638 (325-313) and Fayetteville State, second on Monday with a 317, finished fourth after Tuesday’s 326.

Fifth place through eighth belonged to Virginia State (665), J0hnson C. Smith (707), Elizabeth City State (708) and St. Augustine’s (915).

Chowan’s Billy Britton was medalist with a 149 (75-74) and led the all-tournament team, which included two Livingstone golfers.

Stephen Washington (152) and Philip Harrison (154) earned all-tournament honors for the Blue Bears. Washington carded scores of 76 on both days of the event. Harrison shot 78 on Monday and 76 yesterday.

Allan Day of Virginia Union shot a 152 (75-77) to make the all-tournament team, which was completed by two Virginia State players with scores of 154 — Derain Exum and Sam Reid.

Exum was the first-day individual leader with a 73, but he shot an 81 on Tuesday. FSU’s Adam Capps was second on Monday with a 74, but he, too, struggled yesterday (82) and missed the all-tournament squad.

Rounding out Livingstone’s scoring were Lenorris Williams at 160 (81-79) and Harry Standberry at 162 (84-78). Telvin Walker came in at 169 (87-82).

Chowan will host the Northern Division Tournament next Monday and Tuesday in Murfreesboro. The CIAA Championship Tournament will be held in Glen Allen, Va., April 12-14.

All scoring:

VIRGINIA UNION (625—312/313) — Allan Day 75-77—152, Paul Meints 79-76—155, Bartosh Kamminski 76-79—155, Sergio Escalante 82-81—163, Joshua Mohun 84-83—167.

LIVINGSTONE (628—319/309) — Stephen Washington 76-76—152, Philip Harrison 78-76—154, Lenorris Williams 81-79—160, Harry Standberry 84-78—162, Telvin Walker 87-82—169.

CHOWAN (638—325/313) — Billy Britton 75-74—149, Steven Rhinard 85-77—162, Jordan Francis 85-79—164, Christian Fleetwood 81-83—164, Rich Edwards 84-83—167.

FAYETTEVILLE STATE (643—317/326) — Adam Capps 74-82—156, Isaiah Shaw 81-79—160, Nick Pennix 80-80—160, Christian Villaneuva 82-85—167, Austen Parlett 95-90—185.

VIRGINIA STATE (665—332/333) — Derain Exum 73-81—154, Sam Reid 76-78—154, Alex Kosh 85-81—166, Isaiah Belton 98-93—191, Nichols Williams 98-97—195).

JOHNSON C. SMITH (704—343/364) — Dejuan Powell 76-79—155, Austin Beatty 93-91—184, Tyler Jolley 87-99—186, Glenn Canty 87-101—188, Jonathan Pankey 103-95—198.

ELIZABETH CITY STATE (708—351/357) — Tyler Futrell 84-84—168, Will Fallon 83-93—176, Taylor Guarracino 95-86—181, Travis Fletcher 89-94—183, D’Wayne Ponton 148-136—284.

ST. AUGUSTINE’S (915—466/449) — J.T. Moore 93-82—175, Kendall White 97-98—195, Howard Walker 137-131—268, Tevin Williams 139-138—277, Stephon Gumbs 140-138—278.

INDIVIDUALS — Dale Davis 83-85—168, Marcus Thompson 84-87—171, Wesley Morgan 109-110—219.

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