Meridian Star


April 24, 2014

MCC golf notches tourney championship

MERIDIAN —     The Meridian Community College golf team completed one of the more amazing comebacks Wednesday afternoon to win the 2014 MACJC State Championship at the Pine Burr Golf Course in Wiggins, MS that was hosted by Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.

     The Eagles erased a 10-stroke deficit in the final round of the tournament to win the championship by one stroke over Mississippi Gulf Coast. The Eagles shot a final round team score of 291 and finished the two-day event with a score of 606.

    Nathan Kirkland earned a spot on the All-Tournament Team with a final round score of 72 which was good enough to give him a fourth place finish in the field. Connor Cavin had the lowest score in the second round for the Eagles with a 71 which placed him in a tie for 16th place at the end of the event.

     Ty Medling finished with a two-day total of 153 (79-74) for a tie in 12th position, while Dallas Shepard ended the tournament with score of 154 (80-74). Austin Terrell ended Wednesday with a two-day total of 157 (79-78).

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