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Darton takes another early lead at region

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By Robert Hydrick - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -  Darton coach Dale Dover was not happy when his #1 ranked Cavalier golf team made the turn at the first round of the GJCAA Region XVII golf tournament.

Dover said his team would have been lucky to break 300 after the way the played the front nine of Stonebridge Golf Club.

The Cavaliers got hot on the back nine and finished with a two under par team score of 286.

That gives Darton a 17 shot lead over second place Truett-McConnell.

ABAC is in third at 309.

Darton's Jin Chung was the hottest Cavalier on the back nine.

Chung shot a 31 on the final nine holes including an eagle on the par-4 15th hole.

Chung finished with a 67 to lead the individual scoring.

Darton freshman Lon An is in second at 71.

Ridge Purcell shot a 73 for Darton and Andy Lewis came in with a 75 and Aaron Elrod shot a 77.

The second round starts at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday at Stonebridge.

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