LC-M golf team, Burke shine in first tourney

Published 9:30 am Tuesday, January 23, 2018

BEAUMONT — Behind a huge debut from freshman Jack Burke, the Little Cypress-Mauriceville boys golf team captured third-place in their first tournament of the year at the Hardin-Jefferson Tournament at Beaumont Country Club Monday.

Burke led the Bears with a freshman school-record 70 to finish second overall. Beaumont Kelly’s Tyler Gonzales captured the tournament with a 69.

Blade Broussard shot a 82 for the Bears followed by teammates Jack Tindel (90), Mason Sterling (96) and Wyatt Wozniak (112).

Kelly’s Jonathan Miller was third with a 72 and Bulldog teammate Collin Todora was fourth with a 73.

Bridge City’sd Blaze Montagne shot a solid 79.

The Bears had a team score of 338. Kelly won the tournament with a 288 and Nederland was second with a 330.

Beaumont West Brook was fourth with a 339 followed by Hardin-Jefferson (354), Vidor (372), Buna (396), Orangefield (418), Port Neches-Groves (422), Hamshire-Fannett (429), Coldspring (494) and Silsbee (523).

Hunter Christman led Orangefield with a 89 followed by Ryan Braxton (109), Chase Broussard (110), Kyle Picard (110) and Blake Love (119).

The Bears will travel to Jasper to play at Rayburn Country next Monday.