November 2, 2017

The East Central Community College golf team finished in fifth place and sophomore David Barry finished ninth in the individual standings at the National Junior College Athletic Association D-II National Preview Tournament Oct. 30-31 at Glen Lakes Golf Club in Foley, Ala.

The Warriors, currently ranked No. 10 nationally by, shot a 64-over par 928 over the 54-hole tournament. Barry, out of West Jones High School, shot an eight-over par 224 to finish in ninth place.

Other ECCC golfers scoring for the Warriors were freshman Jacob Hamner out of Vanderbilt Catholic (Houma, La.), who tied for 10th with a nine-over par 225; sophomore Bailey Threlkeld from Choctawhatchee High School (Fort Walton Beach, Fla.), who tied for 16th with a 15-over par 231; freshman Jacob School out of Madison Central, who tied for 44th with a 35-over par 251; and freshman Trenton Hundley from Choctaw Central, who was 46th with a 37-over par 253.

East Central will next be in action March 5-6, 2018, at Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges Event No. 4 at Northwood County Club in Meridian.