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March 27, 2014

West Stanly golf takes third, fifth at Monroe matches

Thursday, March 27, 2014 — The Rocky River Conference golf season continued on Monday afternoon as the teams had two separate nine-hole matches on the front and then the back nine of Monroe Country Club.

West Stanly finished third in the front-nine match and fifth in the second match, falling to third overall in the team standings, one point behind Central Academy and eight behind Parkwood.

In the first match, the Colts finished with a total team score of 184, just one stroke behind second-place Central Academy. Parkwood won the first match with a score of 165, while Mount Pleasant was fourth (190), followed by Forest Hills (194) and Monroe (235).

Chance Harwood earned medalist honors for West Stanly in the opening match on Monday with the low round of 36, besting Parkwood’s Chase Brown by one stroke.

Micah Speights fired a 45 for second place on the Colts’ team in the first match, followed by Billy Blanton (51), James Ward (52) and Casey Jones (56).

In the second match, Parkwood again won the team event with a score of 160, followed by Central Academy (175), Forest Hills (180), Mount Pleasant (193), West Stanly (195) and Monroe (220).

Harwood was the highest finisher for West, tying for fifth with a round of 43. Speights (49), Ward (51), Jones (52) and Blanton (54) rounded out the Colts’ top five.

The next RRC match will be March 31 at Red Bridge Golf Club in Locust.

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