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Allegood brothers enjoy memorable day at ENCJG finals

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Samuel Allegood of Willow Springs Country Club, in the Ages 11-Under division, captured the lone boys age-group championship among Wilson entrants in the Eastern North Carolina Junior Golf League finals at Wedgewood Public Golf Course this week.

Allegood fired a 1-under-par 35 to win by three shots. Second was Jake Brady of the Emerald Golf Club with a 38.

The format was nine holes of stroke-play competition with par of 36 over Wedgewood’s layout.

Brook Valley Country Club of Greenville seized the boys team championship with 27.5 points, followed by Wedgewood at 20.5. The tourney attracted junior golfers from 10 different clubs.

Also in 11-Under, Noah Allegood, Samuel’s 10-year-old brother, carded his first hole-in-one. Noah, also representing Willow Springs, posted his ace on the par-3, 100-yard No. 5 layout. Noah wound up with a 42.

Luke Williams of Greenville Country Club notched the tourney’s low round of 3-under 33 in ruling in Ages 12-13. Second was Luke Mosley of Ironwood Golf Club near Greenville with a 36.

Brook Valley’s Cam Hardison, in Ages 14-15, birdied the par-5, No. 3 layout in a playoff to defeat Wedgewood’s Drew O’Neal for the top finish. Each shot 35 for the regulation nine holes.

Kris Jackson of Brook Valley and Philan Minto of Ironwood registered a one-two finish in Ages 16-18. Jackson claimed the title with a 36, while Minto settled for second with a 37.

Other Wedgewood scores included Cale Pittman 47 in Ages 11-12, Bryce Pittman 40 and Noah Pierce 46 in Ages 12-13, Jacob Kearney 39, Nate O’Neal 40 and Payne Stinagle 47 in Ages 14-15 and Ryan Richardson 42 in Ages 16-18.

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