Golf: Panthers tie for third at Royal Lakes/Oglethorpe Fall Invitational

Golf: Panthers tie for third at Royal Lakes/Oglethorpe Fall Invitational

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Led by senior Cory Howard, the LaGrange golf team tied for third at the Royal Royal Lakes/Oglethorpe Fall Invitational played at the Royal Lakes Golf & Country Club.

The ninth-ranked Panthers tied with first round leader Centre with a total score of 585. Host and top-ranked Oglethorpe won the tournament by one stroke over Southwestern.

Howard had a final round even par 72 for a two-under 142 total. He finished in a three-way tie for second place with Oglthorpe's Anthony Maccaglia and David Kleckner. 

Logan Lanier tied for 10th with a 145 total to follow Howard. Lanier tied Howard for the team's low round with an even par 72 also. 

Osborn Theam, the defending individual champion, was one shot back of Howard and Lanier on the day with a 73. He finished tied for 21st with a 148 total.

Anthony Scolapio shot a final round 77 for a 151 total, while Ryan Najim had a 78 for a 152 total.

The Panthers play at the Golfweek Division III Fall Preview in Sandestin, Fla. at The Raven Golf Course on Oct. 12-14.