Babcock earns top spot at Eagle Spring Classic

SO Will Babcock
SO Will Babcock
Tuesday, 26 March 2019 04:27 Metro Sports Report
 
 
Will Babcock of Kirkwood fired a 4-under-par 68 Monday to capture the top prize at the Eagle Spring Classic at Hunters Ridge.


Babcock finished at 6-under 138 for the 36-hole event and topped Philip Nelson of Mount Mercy by three shots. William Bruyeres of Mount Mercy and Dawson Peters of Kirkwood tied for third at 1-under 143.

Mount Mercy trimmed Kirkwood by four strokes, 582 to 586, for the team championship in the six-team field.

TEAM STANDINGS

1. Mount Mercy 582, 2. Kirkwood 586, 3. NIACC 639, 4. Viterbo 642, 5.  Southeastern 647, 6. Hawkeye Community College 706.

KIRKWOOD: 1. Will Babcock 70-68=138, 3. Dawson Peters 73-70=143, 6.  James Morgan 72-75=147, 6. Ryan Morrison 72-75=147, 9. George Kalpakas  74-75=149, 11. Ben Epperly 75-77=152, 12. Drew Brandel 79-74=153, 12.  Sam Lockhart 78-75=153.

MOUNT MERCY: 2. Philip Nelson 71-70=141, 3. William Bruyeres  71-72=143, 5. Kaleb Hagge 70-75=145, 12. Thomas Schuhkraft 77-76=153,  15. Nile Happel 78-76=154, 17. Tyler Breitbach 73-85=158, 17. Grant  Case 77-81=158.