Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

October 24, 2013

JUCO Golf: Jacksonville College finishes 6th at TJC fall tourney

Progress staff reports
Jacksonville Daily Progress



Matt Hance and Neriah Brown ended up tied for 16th place, respectively, to lead Jacksonville College to a sixth-place finish in the Tyler Junior College Fall Invitational, contested earlier this week at Eagle's Bluff in Bullard.

Both Jaguars finished with a two-round total of 159.

The Jags faced a stout field, as regional powers Ranger College, TJC and Paris Junior College were all in attendance.

Ranger won the event with a team total 612 (305-307), followed closely by TJC (298, 317 — 615) and Paris (313-305 — 618).

Seminole State of Oklahoma was next (320-318 — 638) and UT-Tyler JV claimed fifth (311-330 —641).

TJC is coached by long-time Cherokee County golf gurus Sandy Terry and Jess Hamilton.

Other JC participants and their scores included, Troup High-product Will Langston (T29, 166), Garrett Worley (T33, 167) and Trey Manis (35th,168).

JC also entered a “B” team, which was guided by Brandon McCallister's T25 finish.

McCallister carded a 164.

The squad, which included Logan Reagan, Taylor Temple, Travis Young and Drake McKinney, checked in with a 668, which put them in eighth place.

JC golf is coached by Lynn Nabi and Blake Porter.