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For the eighth time in eleven seasons the Cape Fear Community College men’s golf team has captured the Region 10 Tournament Championship.  The Sea Devils entered the final day with a commanding 21-shot lead over Spartanburg Methodist College to secure a trip to the National Junior College Athletic Association Tournament.

The CFCC golf team heads to nationals May 12-14. Photo courtesy- CFCC Sports
The CFCC golf team heads to nationals May 12-14. Photo courtesy CFCC Sports

“I am proud of the progression we have made through the season,” said Sea Devil Coach Rick Stewart.  “We are young but now we will refocus our attention on the National Tournament and bringing Cape Fear home a National Title.”

After posting a 307 in round two, Cape Fear carded a 331 on the final day.  The Sea Devils finished with a final score of 953, seven strokes ahead of SMC. 

Freshman Chase Brown led the charge for the Sea Devils as he fired a three-day total 230, earning Region 10 Player of the Year honors.  Fellow teammate Drew Baker joined Brown on the five member All Region team, finishing the tournament at 236.

The tournament championship will be held at Sand Creek Station in Newton, Kansas on May 12-14.

Other Cape Fear CC scores:

T26th Place: Neville Burton:       79-77-85: 241
33th Place: Anthony Gammon:   81-84-81: 249
36th Place: Nicklaus Beecroft:    87-85-82: 254

Final Standings:
Cape Fear CC                                 315-307-331: 953
Spartanburg Methodist CC         334-309-317: 960
Wake Tech CC                               335-319-329: 983