Meridian Star


March 6, 2014

ECCC golfers finish 7th in Meridian event

MERIDIAN — Golfers representing East Central Community College  participated in MACJC Event No. 3 Monday and Tuesday at Northwood Country Club in Meridian.

The Warriors linksters posted a score of 490 (331-159) in the 27-hole event, which was won by Meridian Community College's 463 (316-147). Competition was shortened to nine holes on the second day due to inclement weather.

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College finished second at 467 (314-153), followed by Northwest Mississippi (321-147) and Jones Count, (316-152) at 468.

The rest of the scores were as follows: East Mississippi, 482 (330-152); Copiah-Lincoln, 485 (326-159); ECCC; Northeast Mississippi, 493 (332-161); Hinds, 495 (343-152); and Itawamba, 501 (336-165).

Aaron Tucker led the Warriors with rounds of 78 and 40 for a 118 total. Tucker is a product of Leake Central High School.*

Other top scorers were Sawyer Williams (83-39) and Kartlon Ginn (84-38), who tied at 122. Williams is a product of Parkers Chapel High School in Eldorado, Ark, and Ginn hails from Franklinton (La.) High School.

Jonathan Amis, a Newton County High School product, shot 128 (86-42), followed by Taylor York of Choctaw Central, 129 (87-42); Sam Williams of Newton County Academy, 135 (92-43); and Michael Jones of Forest, 138 (95-43).

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