Loggers Finish Fourth At Pacific Spring Invitational

Loggers Finish Fourth At Pacific Spring Invitational

ALOHA, Ore. – The Puget Sound men's golf team couldn't keep pace with a talented field on day two of the Pacific Spring Invitational as it finished 12 strokes back in fourth place. Matt Kitto finished fifth after leading the tournament yesterday.

Kitto went eight-over par today to finish with a two-day score of 151 (+7). Derek Wilson equaled Kitto's round from yesterday with a one-under 71 today. Wilson shot an 88 (+16) yesterday and finished 15-over in 19th place.

Ricky Howard shot another 78 (+6) to finish 12-over for the tournament in 13th and Karsten Sladky finished 21-over in 27th.

The Logger men's team will head down to Ontario, Calif. in two weeks to compete at the West Cup on Mar. 25-26.

Day One Recap

ALOHA, Ore. – Matt Kitto is in the lead individually and the Puget Sound men's golf team is in a four-team cluster on the top of the leaderboard at the Pacific Spring Invitational. Kitto was the only player to go under par on day one.

Kitto shot one-under par for the day with a 71. He holds a one stroke lead over Warner Pacific's Andrew Johnson, who shot even par. Two players were two-over for the day.

Kitto and the Loggers find themselves in a tight race for the team title as well. Corban and Warner Pacific each compiled a team score of 308 (+20) with Linfield and the Loggers sitting just one stroke behind on the team leaderboard. Both teams shot a 309 (+21).

Ricky Howard and Karsten Sladky each fired a 78 (+6) in the first round while Peter Bell shot a 10-over 82 to complete the Loggers scoring.

The tournament will finish up tomorrow with an exciting finish in store for both the team and individual titles.