ECCC Golfers Claim 4th Place at 2018 State Tournament

ECCC Golfers Claim 4th Place at 2018 State Tournament

East Central Community College sophomore golfer David Barry of Laurel claimed eighth place as an individual to help lead the Warriors to a fourth-place finish at the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges Conference/State Tournament held April 12-13 at Dancing Rabbit Golf Club in Choctaw. 

By virtue of its fourth-place finish, East Central qualified as a team to play in the National Junior College Athletic Association District D Championship April 28-29 at Lion Hills Golf Club in Columbus.

East Central was the host of the 36-hole MACJC Conference/State Tournament. The Warriors shot 620 as a team. Meridian Community College claimed the championship with a 577 team total.

At the conclusion of the tournament, East Central's Bailey Threlkeld out of Choctawatchee High School in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., was named Second Team All-State based on his play during the season.

Barry led the Warriors with a six-over par 150, while Threlkeld finished in a tie for 14th with an 11-over par 155. Other East Central golfers included freshman Nathan Davis of Newton County, who tied for 17th with a 12-over par 156; freshman Jacob Hamner from Vanderbilt Catholic High School in Houma, La., who tied for 23rd with a 15-over part 159; and freshman Jacob School of Madison Central, who finished tied for 28th with a 24-over par 168.

East Central golfer Bailey Threlkeld (second from right) earned MACJC Second Team All-State for his play this season. (EC Photo)

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