September 11, 2012

Powell and Scott Finish Top-10 at Smokey Mountain Intercollegiate

Richard Powell and John Scott both placed inside the top-10 individually while the Tornado finished 10th overall at the Smokey Mountain Intercollegiate tournament.

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Second round action concluded from Sevierville, Tenn. on Tuesday when the King Tornado placed two individuals inside the top-10 and finished 10th overall, as a team. Richard Powell led the Tornado with a third place finish while teammate John Scott finished eighth overall at the Smokey Mountain Intercollegiate, hosted by Carson-Newman College.

Powell, a native of Hixson, Tenn., was one shot off of the pace from his day-one score after her completed his second round with a 72 (-1). His two-day scorecard read 71-72-143, good for a share of third place overall at the tournament. He moved up three spots in the individual leaderboard from Monday after finishing with eight birdies through 36 holes.

Sophomore John Scott (Glasgow, Scotland) improved four strokes from his opening round score, shooting a 70 on Tuesday. He finished with a tournament score of 144 (74-70) to rank eighth overall, individually. After Monday's opening round, Scott was in a tie for 23rd position but hopped 15 spots to share eighth with two individuals, including yesterday's leader John Frisby from Belmont Abbey.

King finished 10th overall with rounds of 298 and 308, compiling a two-day total of 606. In front of the Tornado in a tie for eighth were Limestone College and host Carson-Newman, both turning in a 601 score.

Belmont Abbey won the tournament with a team score of 582 (290-292), five strokes fewer than second place finisher Columbus State. The Crusaders' Adam Hedges also took the tournament individual championship with a two-day score of 138, six-under par.

The Tornado will next compete at the Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate tournament, held at Sea Trail Golf Club (North Myrtle Beach, S.C.). The event will be held on Oct. 1-2 and co-hosted by Lincoln Memorial and Lenoir-Rhyne.

KING COLLEGE SCORES – FINAL ROUND

Pos.

Name

1st round

2nd round

Total

t-3

Richard Powell

71

72

143

t-8

John Scott

74

70

144

t-51

Ross Maietta

75

80

155

t-76

Taylor Gouge

78

86

164

84

Michael Chua

86

89

175

10th

KING

298

308

606