No. 2 Gulf Coast wins 7th straight MACJC event

No. 2 Gulf Coast wins 7th straight MACJC event

Three Mississippi Gulf Coast golfers made the All-Tournament team, led by Jake Crosson, and the Bulldogs won the first MACJC golf tournament of the year by 21 shots Sunday at Raymond.

No. 2 Gulf Coast shot 9-over 297 to finish at plus-12, pulling away from No. 7 Meridian.

Crosson came into Sunday's final round tied for the lead and shot even to finish at 2-under, four back of Hinds' Ryan Bell, who was playing on his team's home course at Eagle Ridge Golf Club.

Jon Hopkins (So., Hockerill Anglo-European College/Bishop's Stortford, England) shot a second consecutive 73 to finish third, and Cameron Mobley (Fr., Northwest Rankin/Brandon) finished tied for fourth to join Crosson on the All-Tournament team.

Gulf Coast won its seventh straight MACJC regular-season or postseason tournament after sweeping all the 2017-18 events. The Bulldogs will go for eight in a row Oct. 4-5 in the Itawamba Fall Invitational in Amory.

Team scores

Team Score
1. Gulf Coast 291-297—588 (+12)
2. Meridian 306-303—609 (+33)
3. Copiah-Lincoln 299-312—611 (+35)
4. Hinds 313-303—616 (+40)
5. Northeast 312-308—620 (+44)
6. Itawamba 315-311—626 (+50)

MGCCC scores

Player Score
2. Jake Crosson 70-72—142 (-2)
3. Jon Hopkins 73-73—146 (+2)
T4. Cameron Mobley 73-76—149 (+5)
T9. Hamp Fairey* 73-78—151 (+7)
T10. Patrick Powers 75-77—152 (+8)
T14. Nathan Woolard 77-76—153 (+9)
T23. Hayden Green* 79-78—157 (+13)
T31. Oliver Harris* 81-83—164 (+20)
T33. Peyton Norwood * 85-81—166 (+22)

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