LAWRENCEBURG — Sophomore Ryan Botts tied for the low round of the day with a two-under par 69, finishing second overall, while sophomore Peyton Broyles carded a one-over par round of 71, helping Cumberland make up a four-shot deficit to finish second in the team standings Tuesday at the RedHawk Fall Invitational.
Botts and Faulkner’s Daniel Jansen each shot two-under 69 on the par-71, 6,160-yard course at Lawrenceburg Country Club. The Lebanon native moved up four spots, tying for second overall along with Faulkner’s Hrafin Gudlaugsson, two shots behind individual medalist Javier Gonzalez, also from Faulkner.
Broyles posted one of his best rounds of the fall, seven shots better than his opening-round score. The Gainesboro native finished 19th overall.
Freshman Zach Johnson and senior Austin Garrett each registered two-over par rounds of 73. It was the second straight 73 for Johnson, the Tampa, Fla., native, and Garrett rebounded after shooting 77 in Monday’s opening round. Johnson tied for eighth individually at 146, while Garrett, a Smithville native, tied for 17th.
Freshman Zach Kean fell back with a second-round 82. The Cross Plains native placed 25th in the final fall event of the season for the Bulldogs.
Smith, Legge finish in top 4
LAWRENCEBURG — Junior Katie Legge and senior Kayla Smith both carded final round scores of 79, placing in the top 4 but Cumberland was unable to hold on to the lead as a team, finishing second by two shots on Tuesday at the RedHawk Fall Invitational.
Legge tied for second overall, three strokes behind Bethel’s Xinyan Yu, who finished at 153 for the two rounds after shooting 77 in the second round. Smith was just one shot in back of her teammate, tying for fourth at 157.
Sophomore Quincy Hogan showed consistency with her play, finishing ninth individually after posting a second-round 84. Senior Lindsey Taylor fell back after a promising first round, registering an 88 on the par-71, 5,804-yard course. Freshman Ashley Miceli improved her score by five shots in her first action of the fall, carding an 87 on Tuesday in the final fall tournament for the Bulldogs.
Cumberland held a four-shot lead over Bethel heading into the second round, but the Wildcats were six shots better than CU on Tuesday, posting a two-shot team victory.