Chowan places in top 10 at golf tourney

Published 9:15 am Friday, March 17, 2023

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WILSON – The Chowan men’s golf team finished 10th at the Barton Intercollegiate on Tuesday afternoon at the Wilson Country Club.

Chowan recorded team scores of 318-320-321 over the 54-hole event.

Ruben Gamez-Aranda roared back from an opening round 87 to finish with rounds of 77-76 to wrap up the tournament. Gamez-Aranda tallied four birdies in each of the final two rounds.

Tyler Darnell finished tied with Gamez-Aranda after rounds of 82-80-78. Darnell posted eight total birdies. Mika Buchholtz led the Hawks with an opening round 76, before finishing 81-85.

Jaxon Eck tallied 78-82-84 in the tournament to round out the scoring.

Patrick Sullivan recorded rounds of 82-86-83, while Adam Lankford posted 88-82-85 as an individual.

Chowan travels to Goldsboro to compete in the Trojan Invitational on March 27-28 in a 54-hole event.