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Courtesy: Clay Bailey

Alabama State Maintains Lead After Day Two

Release: 04/18/2017

ALEXANDRIA, Ala. – Alabama State holds a 13 shot lead over Texas Southern, going into the final round of the Southwestern Athletic Conference men’s golf Championship.

The Hornets shot a team score of 301 (586 total), which pins it at 10-over-par for the championship thus far.  Texas Southern would fire a team score of 296 (599 total), to place in second entering the final round.

Alcorn State would finish the day in third place.  The Braves shot a team score of 299 on day two, which is 29-over-par for the championship. 

Prairie View A&M enters the final round in fourth place (628), while Jackson State (648) enters in fifth and Arkansas Pine Bluff (672) will start the final round in sixth place.

Alabama A&M (754) was the lone team who did not make the 36 hole cut.

Kirabo Reed maintained the lead on the individual side.  The freshman from Brentwood, Calif. backed up his five under 67 yesterday, with a two-over 74 today, to finish at three-under par and holds a three shot lead.

Daniel Racioppa of Alcorn State fired a second round one-over 73, to shave one shot off of Reed’s lead.

Tom McLaughlin of Texas Southern shot a one under 71, to jump from a tie for sixth, into sole possession of third place entering the final round and is within four strokes of the lead. 

Patricio Minondo (+3) and Quincy Stith of Alabama State (+3) are tied for fourth entering the final round.

Arriek Douglas of Jackson State shot the low round of the day with a 70, to vault up the leaderboard into a tie for ninth.

The final round will begin at 8 a.m. with the final group teeing off at 8:40 a.m. CT.