E.A. Sports Today

Trick-or-Treat Two-Man

McGatha-Rogers lead event by 1

By East Alabama Sports Today

Jeremy McGatha and Matt Rogers shot 9-under-par 54 and lead by one shot after Saturday’s opening round of the Trick-or-Treat Two-Man at Silver Lakes.

The 18-team field played a scramble on the Mindbreaker 9 and Short Course. It plays a scamble on the Backbreaker and Heartbreaker 9s Sunday.

Ott Chandler and Grant Hockman are second after a 55. Their round was highlighted by Hockman’s hole-in-one on Mindbreaker No. 4. He used a 7-iron on the 170-yard par-3.

Three teams are tied for the lead in the second flight. Lenn Coffey and Chad Watson hold a one-shot lead in the third flight after shooting 65.

The final round is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. Sunday, with the leaders expected to tee off at 11:20.


First flight
Jeremy McGatha-Matt Rogers 54
Ott Chandler-Grant Hockman 55
Brennan Clay-Scott Clay 56
Benji Turley-Eric Cannington 56
Andrew Lee-Jeff Watkins 58
Randy Lipscomb-Jake Nichols 58

Second flight
Trevor Lane-Caleb Bowen 60
Austin Minter-Nick Pollard 60
Lance Evans-Kevin Daugherty 60
Tim Steward-Timmy Woodard 61
Jake Goggans-Chase Hollingsworth 61
Layton Bussey-Dustin Travis 62

Third flight
Lenn Coffey-Chad Watson 65
Lee Waldron-George Salmon 66
Matt McGraw-Steven Jenkins 66
Jimbo Phillips-Jamie Strickland 69
Tyler Davis-Dilion Davis 74
Ed Harless-Roger Whisenant 78

ACE IN THE CROWD: Nathan Griffin scored his second-ever hole-in-one Thursday when he aced the fourth hole at Pine Hill Country Club. Griffin used a 7-iron on the 157-yard par-3. He was playing with Cameron McCareeth.

The ace will now be permanent listed in the East Alabama Sports Today compilation of county holes-in-one.

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