Bobcats fifth in Northwest Miss. CC Invitational
Written By: Shawn Wansley
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Date Submitted: 2011-03-21 16:59:47
HORN LAKE – Jones County Junior College is in fifth place after the first round of the Northwest Mississippi Community College Invitational.
JCJC posted a team score of 318 during Monday’s opening round here at North Creek Golf Course.
The host Rangers are on top in the 10-team event after shooting a 297, three shots better than second place Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, which shot a 300. East Mississippi Community College is third at 307, followed by Co-Lin Community College at 311.
Individually, the Bobcats were led by Mitchell Smith’s 78. Markas Holifield had a 79, while Logan Parish shot an 80. Braxton Spiers fired an 81 and Ryan Blackwell had an 82.
Northwest’s Cameron Thomas blazed the course with a 5-under par 67 for the day’s top score. MGCCC’s Marcus Fox is four shots back after shooting a 71 and Bulldog teammate Rory Nelson is third with a 72.
The tournament concludes Tuesday at Wedgewood Golf Club in Olive Branch. There will be an 8 a.m. shotgun start for round two.
Northwest Mississippi Community College Invitational
North Creek Golf Course
(318) – Mitchell Smith 78, Markas Holifield 79, Logan Parish 80, Braxton Spiers 81, Ryan Blackwell 82.
1. Northwest Miss. 297
2. Miss. Gulf Coast 300
3. East Mississippi 307
4. Copiah-Lincoln 311
5. Jones County 318
6. Itawamba 322
7. Hinds 326
7. East Central 326
9. Northeast Miss. 335
10. Holmes 352