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Livingstone is second place at CIAA Golf Championship

Staff report

NEW KENT, Va. — Virginia Union leads the CIAA Golf Championship, after one round at the Club at Viniterra. The tournament concludes with the second round today.

The Panthers shot a 301 (+13) on the par-72 course, grabbing a four-stroke lead over defending champion Livingstone, which carded a team 305. Fayetteville State, led by individual leader Justin Burke, is in third place at 314.

Burke, who recently won the CIAA Southern Division individual title, got off to a strong start at the championship with a 1-under par 71. He was the only golfer to shoot under par in the first round.

Virginia Union’s Allan Day and Livingstone’s Michael Sutton are both one stroke off the lead after completing rounds of even-par 72. Okwong Titus of Livingstone and Dejuan Powell of Johnson C. Smith are tied for fourth place with 73s, rounding out the top five golfers.

For Livingstone, after Sutton and Titus, Alex Stewart shot a 78, Marcus Thompson came in at 82 and Deangelo Stowe carded a 85.

The final round gets underway today at 7:30 a.m.

CIAA Golf Tournament

Team Scores

Virginia Union          301

Livingstone               305

Fayetteville St.          314

Chowan                      327

J.C. Smith                  333

St. Augustine’s          335

Virginia St.                345

Elizabeth City St.     407

Individual scores (Top 12)

Sean Burks, Fay. St.         71

Allan Day, Va. Union      72

Michael Sutton, LC          72

Dejuan Powell, JCSU       73

Okwong Titus, LC             73

Paul Meints, VUU            74

James Moore, St. Aug’s   77

Travon Willis, VUU          77

Alkin Barkley, VUU          78

Sergio Escalante, VUU     78

Logan Sessoms, FSU        78

Alex Stewart, LC                78




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