Livingstone golf wins again — Northern Division tournament

Published 1:04 am Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Staff report

HERTFORD, N.C. — Livingstone topped Chowan by six strokes to win the CIAA Northern Division tournament here Tuesday at Albemarle Plantation.

The Blue Bears also won the Southern Division tournament on March 27, in Raleigh. Those two events precede the actual CIAA championship tournament on April 19-20 in New Kent, Va.

Tuesday’s win was a nice comeback for Livingstone, which trailed Chowan after Monday’s first round by six strokes. Chowan shot a 318 on Monday, compared to Livingstone’s 324. However, The Blue Bears’ 319 yesterday bettered Chowan’s 331 for a final total of 643-649.

Virginia Union, which fired a blistering 303 on Tuesday, finished third at 653. St. Augustine’s was fourth with a two-day score of 673.

Elizabeth City State’s Tyler Futrell was medalist with a 151 (77-74), one stroke better than Isaiah Shaw of Fayetteville State — 152 (75-77).

Philip Harrison led Livingstone with a seventh-place finish at 161 (84-77). The Blue Bears’ Alex Stewart and Marcus Thompson each shot 162, tying for eight place.

Two other Livingstone players finished in the top 20 — Lenoris Williams in 16th place at 165 (86-79), and Michael Sutton in 17th with a 166 (87-79).

CIAA NORTHERN DIVISION

Albemarle Plantation, Herford, N.C.

TEAM SCORES

Livingstone                   324-319 — 643

Chowan                         318-331 — 649

Virginia Union              350-303 — 653

Saint Augustine’s         342-331 — 673

Elizabeth City State     330-347 — 677

Fayetteville State         334-356 — 690

Johnson C. Smith         347-360 — 707

Virginia State                389-411 — 800

INDIVIDUAL SCORES (Top 10)

Futrell, Eliz. City St.       77-74 — 151

Shaw, Fayett. St.            75-77 — 152

Cudjoe, St. Aug’s           78-77 — 155

Fleetwood, Chowan     77-78 — 155

Meints, Va. Union          81-76 — 157

Escalante, Va. Union     81-77 — 158

Harrison, Livingstone   84-77 — 161

Capps, Fayett. St.           82-80 — 162

Exum, Va. St.                   79-83 — 162

Stewart, Livingstone     78-84 — 162

Thompson, Lvngstne    76-86 — 162

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