GC Golf Stumbles at PBC Championship, Slips to Ninth with a Round to Go

Sophomore Austin Mancilla
Sophomore Austin Mancilla

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – The Georgia College Golf squad struggled in day two of the Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Championship, posting an 18-over score to slide to ninth at the par-72, 6,939-yard Slammer and Squire course Saturday.

The Bobcats have posted rounds of 300 and 306 to sit plus-30 after two rounds, but just eight strokes out of the top four.

Sophomore Austin Mancilla (Lawrenceville, Georgia) carded the best round for the Bobcats today with a 73. He had three birdies on the day, coming on holes 8, 11 and 14. Mancilla's two-day score is a six-over effort, good for 24th in the 45-golfer field.  

Second on the team and 28th overall is senior Thomas Hodges (Monroe, Georgia) with a 78 today after yesterday's 74 for eight-over. One stroke behind in 31st is senior Justin Connelly (McDonough, Georgia) who is nine-over for the tourney. The Bobcat had a standout first round of 70 and followed that with an 83 today.

Sophomore Drew Duffie (Evans, Georgia) is 37th with round of 79 and 77 for 10-over. Freshman Daniel Davis (Columbus, Georgia) shot a 78 today, improving six strokes from yesterday's effort. Davis is 43rd at plus-18.

The Bobcats complete the three-day tournament tomorrow, April 15, with Davis leading Georgia College to the course at 8 a.m.

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