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Cavaliers close the deal and win national title

May 27, 2005

Scottsboro, Al.- Top ranked Darton didn't just win the NJCAA Division II golf title.

The Cavaliers rewrote the record book.

Darton was the only squad in the 15 team field to break par in Friday's final round as the Cavaliers go wire to wire to win by 37 shots.

The Cavaliers posted a seven-under par 281, the team shot under-par in all four rounds, and their final total of 1124 is new NJCAA Division II record- beating the previous mark by 21 shots.

Freshman Brent Witcher fired a 71 today and won the medalist honors with a 12-under par total of 276 which is also another NJCAA Division II record.

All six Darton players made the all-tournament team.

Brent Witcher, Michael Gordy, Jason Flowers and Brandon Anthony were first team All-Americans for finishing in the top ten in the individual scoring.

Ryan Wilson earned second team honors and Ryan Parker garners honorable mention honors.

NJCAA D-II Golf Final Round
Rank Team Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Total
1st Darton 284 282 277 281 1124
2nd Rend Lake 292 297 282 290 1161
3rd Tyler CC 288 283 290 302 1163
4th Mott Mi. 292 293 289 291 1165
5th Meridian CC 299 286 286 295 1160

Darton Individual Scores
Rank Player Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Total
1st Brent Witcher 69 69 67 71 276
5th(tie) Jason Flowers 70 74 72 69 285
5th(tie) Michael Gordy 75 70 71 69 216
10th(tie) Ryan Wilson 75 69 70 74 288
13th(tie) Ryan Parker 70 78 69 72 289
4th Brandon Anthony* 70 73 73 67 283

*Brandon Anthony is competing as an individual and his scores do not count
towards Darton's team total

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