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Cooper regional medalist with 68

Thursday, October 1, 2009

The Melbourne Bearkatz, led by medalist Sam Cooper, cruised to the Class 2A Region 2 Tournament title Sept. 22 at Cooper's Hawk Golf Course in Melbourne.

Cooper's four-under 68 was low score for the day, helping the Katz to a team score of 222.

East Poinsett County and Ridgefield Christian finished with a 266 each. EPC earned second place by defeating Ridgefield Christian in a playoff.

Walnut Ridge shot a total of 279, followed by Izard County's 281 and Salem's 284.

For Melbourne, Bradley Lamb shot a 73, while Adam Cooper added an 81 and Ben Cooper an 86.

Izard County was paced by Preston Harmon's 84, a score that qualified him for a berth in the state tournament.

Uriah Mead finished with 97 for the Cougars, with Caleb Cowan shooting 100 and Zack Logan a 113.

Salem's Matt Twilley carded an 89 on the day, giving him a spot in the upcoming state tournament. Other scores for the Hounds included Ryan Rich's 91, Beau McBride's 104 and Jesse Romine's 135.

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