Epperly shares Monmouth golf title

Fr. Ben Epperly
Fr. Ben Epperly
Monday, 29 April 2019 04:55 Metro Sports Report Kirkwood - Kirkwood Home
 

MONMOUTH, Ill. - Ben Epperly of Kirkwood tied for medalist honors at the Fighting Scot Invitational Sunday at Gibson Woods.

Epperly and Colton Belloma of Southeastern Community College shot rounds of even-par 71 on the 6,239-yard course.

The tournament was trimmed from 36 holes to 18 holes due to rain on Saturday.

Parkland College, which is ranked sixth in NJCAA Division II, edged the third-ranked Kirkwood Eagles by two shots in the team standings,  294 to 296. Thirteen teams competed in the event.

TEAM STANDINGS

1. Parkland 294, 2. Kirkwood 296, 3. North Central 305, 4. Illinois  Central 310, 5. Knox 314, 6. College of DuPage 315, 7. (tie) Black  Hawk 319, Southeastern 319, 9. (tie) Illinois College 325, Iowa  Wesleyan 325, 11. Knox Gold 329, 12. Lincoln College 331, 13. Monmouth  355.

KIRKWOOD: 1. Ben Epperly 71, 7. Ryan Morrison 73, 8. Drew Brandel 74,  13. Will Babcock 75, 24. James Morgan 77, 30. Sam Lockhart 78, 30.  Dawson Peters 78, 35. George Kalpakas 80.