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Livingstone takes CIAA Southern Division tournament

Staff report

CLAYTON — Livingstone won the CIAA Southern Division golf tournament here Tuesday at Pine Hollow Golf Club, edging Virginia Union by two strokes.

Coach Andre Springs’ Blue Bears had trailed St. Augustine’s by four strokes (306-310) after Monday’s first round, but fired a 302 on Tuesday to nip Virginia Union. VUU actually blistered the course for a 298 yesterday, but shot a 316 during the first round.

St. Augustine’s could only muster a 319 on Tuesday, finishing third, but 13 strokes behind Livingstone.

Livingstone placed four players in the top 14 for the event, led by Alex Stewart’s 147 (73-74), good enough for third place individually. Michael Sutton finished fourth at 148 (75-73), Philip Harrison was eighth at 152 (76-76) and Marcus Thompson was 14th with a 160 (79-81).

Sam Cudjoe, of St. Augustine’s, was medalist after carding a two-day score of 4-under par 138 (65-73). Virginia Union’s Paul Meints was second overall at 146 (76-70).

Rounding out the scoring for Livingstone: DeAngelo Stone (163), Lenoris Williams (165), Harry Standberry (169).

Livingstone’s next action will be in the CIAA Northern Division tournament in Elizabeth City, April 9-10.

TEAM SCORES

Livingstone                  310-302 — 612
Virginia Union            316-298 — 614
Saint Augustine’s        306-319 — 625
Chowan                         319-321 — 640
Elizabeth City State    333-323 — 656
Fayetteville State        345-333 — 678
Johnson C. Smith       339-342 — 681
Virginia State              390-393 — 783

INDIVIDUAL SCORES (Top 10)

Cudjoe, St. Aug’s           65-73 — 138
Meints, Va. Union        76-70 — 146
Stewart, Livingstone    73-74 — 147
Sutton, Livingstone      75-73 — 148
Fleetwood, Chowan      80-69 — 149
Shaw, Fayett. St.            78-71 — 149
Futrell, Eliz. City St.      74-76 — 150
Harrison, Livingstone  76-76 — 152
Woldagabriel, Va. Un.  77-76 — 153
Moore, St. Aug’s            77-79 — 156

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