Apprentice School tied for fifth after day one of Marlin Invitational
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. -- In very blustery conditions with winds howling near 40 miles per hour, the Apprentice School golf team opened play in the Marlin Invitational at Virginia Beach National shooting a 339 to tie with Lynchburg College for fifth place out of 12 teams in day one.
Christopher Newport University leads the event with a 316, followed by Randolph-Macon College at 326 and Bridgewater with a 330.
Senior BJ Maben is tied with Sean Cassidy from Christopher Newport for second place in the medalist race with a 77. Matt Wagner leads from CNU witih a 75.
The final round will tee-off on Sunday morning at the 7.300-yard Virginia Beach National Golf Club.
Virginia Beach, Va., par-72, 7.300 yards
TEAM SCORES (TOP 7 OF 12): Christopher Newport University 316, Randolph-Macon College 326, Bridgewater College 330, N.C. Wesleyan 337, Apprentice School 339, Lynchburg College 339, Virginia Wesleyan College 341.
MEDALIST: Matt Wagner (CNU) 75
APPRENTICE SCORES: T2. BJ Maben 77; Chris Everett 86, Steven Ness 88, Brandon Rudisill 88, Daniel Campbell 99.