ROME, Ga. - Led by senior Hudson Keener, LaGrange is tied for third after the first round of the Rome News-Tribune Invitational at the Stonebridge Golf and Country Club.
The Panthers had a team total score of 294, tying them with Oklahoma Baptist. Central Alabama is the first round leader with a team score of 289, three shots ahead of the University of the Cumberlands. The Panthers are three shots ahead of tournament host Berry.
Keener tied his career-best with a 6-under par 66 to lead the individual standings by four shots over Central Alabama's Baxter Reeves. Keener was even par through nine holes before shooting 6-under on the back nine.
The two-day tournament concludes Tuesday.