SPOKANE, Wash. – For the second consecutive day the Loggers carded a 296 (+8) as a team, but finished in second place to the host, Whitworth. Freshman Adam Bean shot a 1-under 71 on the second day to lead the Loggers.
Bean's 1-under put him at even par for the tournament – just two shots off the leader, Dustin Hegge. After shooting even par on the first day, Matt Kitto fired a 6-over (78) on the second day to finish in eighth place with a 150 (+6).
Derek Wilson shaved three strokes off his first day score to finish with a 153 (+9) for the tournament in 16th. Andy Bingle and Nick Kelley both finished 10-over for the tournament in a tie for 19th to round out the Loggers scoring.
Whitworth shot a 3-over (291) in the second round to take the team title. North Idaho finished a close third with a team tournament score of 594 (+18) – two shots behind the Loggers. Pacific Lutheran finished fourth, followed in order by Linfield, Whitman, Willamette, George Fox and Pacific.
The Loggers wrap up their fall season Oct. 22-23 at the NWC Fall Classic.
Day One Wrap-Up
SPOKANE, Wash. – Matt Kitto's 72 (E) led the Puget Sound men's golf team on the first day at the Whitworth Fall Invitational. The Loggers are in a tie with Whitworth for the team lead and Kitto sits in third individually.
As a team, the Loggers tallied a 296 (+8) to tie with the hosts for the team lead. Pacific Lutheran is just one stroke back at 297 (+9) and North Idaho College is knipping on the heels of the leaders with a 299 (+11).
The tournament concludes tomorrow.