Pine golfers tie for 3rd

Published 7:00 am Saturday, March 19, 2016

Pine’s Tanner McKenzie and Brent Barber tied for third place at Oak Harbor Golf Club in Slidell on Wednesday.

Tanner McKenzie and Brent Barber both shot a 47 to tie for the third spot, as the 14 golfers played nine holes.

The two finished five strokes out of first place.

Pope John Paul II’s Zach Barrios posted a 42 for the top spot.

He won by a pair of strokes over Pope John Paul II’s Kade Dixon.

Pope John Paul II’s Jack Legnon posted a 51 for a fifth-place finish.

PJP captured team honors with a 196, as the top four golfers’ rounds from each squad are used to determine team scores.

Just two girls, both from Springfield, participated.

Charley Shaffer won the individual competition with a 67.

She won by three strokes over Shelby Chandler and the team posted a 137.