LeCroy shoots 64, rallies to win Pigeon Dove

By JOHNATHAN BENTLEY Eagle Sports Editor
Posted 6/6/18

No deficit was going to stop Jacob LeCroy on Tuesday.The Anniston golfer fired a 7-under par 64 on Tuesday, making up a four-shot deficit and winning the 47th annual Pigeon Dove Junior Championship …

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LeCroy shoots 64, rallies to win Pigeon Dove

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No deficit was going to stop Jacob LeCroy on Tuesday.

The Anniston golfer fired a 7-under par 64 on Tuesday, making up a four-shot deficit and winning the 47th annual Pigeon Dove Junior Championship at Musgrove Country Club.

LeCroy, who shot a 74 in Monday’s opening round, set the tone early on Tuesday, making a birdie on the first hole. His highlight of the day was an eagle on the par 5 seventh hole. He finished the round with an eagle, six birdies and one bogey.

His 138 total was two strokes better than Centre’s Nicholas Sawyer, who shot a one-under par 70 in both rounds, finishing with a 140 total.

Birmingham’s Ken Goforth placed third at 143, followed by  Sheffield’s Allen Michael Burnett (147), Guntersville’s Trey Moore (148) and Rogersville’s Joshua Darracott (148).

Sawyer, who had an eagle in the first round on Monday,  was done in by back-to-back bogeys on the 15th and 16 holes on Tuesday. He had four birdies and three bogeys on the day. 

On the girls championship side, Midland City’s Thompson wrapped up a stellar tournament with a 5-under 66 on Tuesday, giving her a 136 two-day total. Thompson shot a 1-under 70 on Monday. She finished 11 stokes ahead of second place Morgan Jones of Auburn (147). Arley’s Alley Waldrop took third at 163.