Winston leads Gents to second-place finish Tuesday
Tuesday, October 23, 2012

JACKSON, Miss. – Zander Winston finished just one shot behind the leader Tuesday afternoon, tying for second at the Millsaps Collegiate, leading Centenary to a second-place finish to wrap up fall play.

The Gents wrap up the tournament with their best finish of the year and second-best team score (622). Winston fired an opening-round 69 (3-under-par), his best round of the year, to share the lead after day one with Millsaps’ Ryan Henry. Lewis Peters (Millsaps) was only three strokes back and closed with a 69 while Winston and Hendry posted 73s to fall one stroke behind Peters, the individual champion. Peters, Henry and Winston were the only three golfers under par.

Millsaps (293-295 – 588) also wrapped up the team title, finishing 34 strokes ahead of Centenary (313-309 – 622).

Centenary’s Jamie Gibson grabbed a top-10 finish in seventh place (9-over-par), after knocking off a stroke from his opening-day 77. Hank Strickler finished 27th in the 63-man field despite a first-round 87. He shaved 12 strokes to climb the leader board with a closing 75.

Andres Forese (82-85—167) and Arni Sigurdson (85-87 – 172) rounded out the Gents scoring.

 

1              Millsaps College                293 295 588 +12

2              Centenary College           313 309 622 +46

3              William Carey U.               310 313 623 +47

4              Murray State College     311 313 624 +48

5              Birmingham Southern    314 315 629 +53

6              Arkansas-Monticello      317 318 635 +59

7              Millsaps College (B)         322 322 644 +68

8              Blue Mountain College 324 322 646 +70

9              Mississippi College          332 326 658 +82

10           Belhaven College             321 343 664 +88

11           Martin Methodist Co.    326 341 667 +91

12           Murray St. College (B)    334 342 676 +100