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St. Catharine golfers wrap-up season next week

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By The Staff

SCC Sports Information

Just when most golfers are just working on getting their game in shape, the St. Catharine College golf teams will be completing the season. The final tournament for Joan Rizer’s men and women will be the Mid-South Conference tournament held Monday and Tuesday at Nevel Meade Golf Course in Prospect.

Both the St. Catharine men and women played in two tournaments last week. Monday and Tuesday they were ate Cherry Blossom Golf Course in Georgetown and Saturday they played at Old Bridge in a tournament hosted by Centre College.

Just three teams participated at Georgetown. The Patriot men’s team shot a 36 hole total of 637 which put them behind first place Georgetown (589) and ahead of West Virginia Tech (673). Aaron Darby led St. Catharine with a 151 (78-73) and Simon Brown carded a 153 (77-76).

Both Darby and Brown were selected to the all-tournament team. Adam Nolte had a 165 (81-84) and Josh Edwards had a 170 (80-90).

On the women’s side the Patriots shot an 838 which put them last in the four team field. Georgetown (662) was first followed by Cumberlands (687), and Bellarmine (712). Emily Bucklew had a 176 (85-91) to lead the Patriots. Catherine Boone shot a 196 (97-99) while Ashley Pugh had a 205 (100-105) and Whitney Mays had a 261 (137-124).

Six men’s teams competed in the 18 hole tournament Saturday at Old Bridge. Two of those teams were from St. Catharine who entered an A and B team. The A team finished fifth at 307 while the B team was sixth with a 327 total.

Brown led the A team with a 75, Scott Johnson had a 76, Darby and Alex Carey each had a 78 and Nik Walsh had an 81. Josh Edwards led the B team with a75. Nolte had a 79 followed by Michael Hale (83), Todd Bruington (90) and Travis McQuerry (91).

The Patriot women finished fifth in a five team field with a 393 total. Bucklew led the way with an 87 followed by Boone (94), Pugh (106) and Mays (106). Centre finished first with a 325 total. Bellarmine (334) was second, Cumberlands (337) was third and Union College (364) was fourth.