• 59°

Blue Bears takes third place in CIAA Golf Championship

Staff report

GLEN ALLEN, Va. — Livingstone’s golf team shot 11 strokes better during Friday’s second round of the CIAA Golf Championship, but Chowan played even better.

Chowan won the championship by shooting a team score of 306, 19 strokes better than the Hawks’ 325 during Thursday’s first round here at The Crossings Golf Club.

Livingstone also shot a 325 on Thursday and was tied with Chowan. The Blue Bears’ 314 on Friday gave them a two-day total of 639, good enough for third place.

First-round leader (322) Virginia Union matched Livingstone’s 314 on Friday, taking second place with a total score of 636. The Panthers finished five strokes behind Chowan.

Livingstone’s Phillip Harrison earned All-CIAA Tournament honors by tying for third place individually. Harrison carded a 74 on Friday, after a first-round 80. Harrison’s two-round total of 154 tied Isaiah Shaw of Fayetteville State.

Jordan Francis, of Chowan, was medalist with two solids rounds of 74 and 71. Francis’ 1-over par 145 was eight strokes better than runner-up Joshua Mohun of Virginia Union (78-75/153).

Virginia Union’s Allen Day rounded out the top five with a 155 (75-80). However, Day was the CIAA’s Golfer of the Year, based on a season average of 75.66, narrowly edging Francis’ 76.5.

Livingstone’s Stephen Washington had the sixth-best stroke average of 78.33, joining teammate Harrison (77 average) on the All-CIAA team.

Following Chowan, Virginia Union and Livingstone, other team scores from the two-day conference tournament were: Fayetteville State 650 (323-327), Johnson C. Smith 704 (362-342), Virginia State 704 (359-345), Elizabeth City State 790 (396-394) and St. Augustine’s 885 (450-435).

 

 

Top Individuals:

145 (74-71) — Jordan Francis, Chowan

153 (78-75) — Joshua Mohun, Va. Union

154 (80-74) — Phillip Harrison, Livingstone

154 (80-74) — Isaiah Shaw, Fayetteville St.

155 (75-80) — Allen Day, Va. Union

 

Comments

Business

‘It’s our big time’: Salisbury Farmers Market reopens Saturday

Education

Schools capital funding still frozen as RSS sends local budget to county

Business

Shields, Cheerwine Festival receive N.C. Main Street Awards

Kannapolis

Duke University launches kidney disease study in Kannapolis for people of African descent

Education

Horizons Unlimited will hold in-person summer camps

Education

Education briefs: Catawba planning for more in-person activities, free summer school tuition

Coronavirus

County’s full COVID-19 vaccinations top 22,600

High School

High school golf: With Merrell, Mustangs back on top

Local

Spencer investigating rat problem on South Iredell Street

News

Livingstone, Mission House Church to host national ‘Black Voters Matter’ listening session

Education

Shoutouts

Business

Groundbreaking on Pennant Square signals next phase in downtown Kannapolis revitalization

Nation/World

J&J vaccine to remain in limbo while officials seek evidence

Nation/World

Prosecutors: No charges for officer in Capitol riot shooting

Nation/World

Biden to pull US troops from Afghanistan, end ‘forever war’

Nation/World

Former Minnesota cop charged in shooting of Black motorist

Crime

Blotter: April 14

Elections

Former North Carolina Gov. McCrory enters US Senate race

Crime

Salisbury woman arrested in Myrtle Beach for abducting child

Health

County updates health director job description, will advertise for position

High School

High school tennis: East beats Carson, still hopes to share NPC title

Elections

Board of Elections to purchase upgraded voting equipment using federal grant

Kannapolis

Kyle Seager drives in winning run in first game as Mariners split doubleheader with Orioles

Local

City exhausts this year’s funds for Innes Street Improvements, Municipal Services District grant programs