April 07, 2019

Joseph, Parsons & Faana Victorious

Faana earns her first victory while Joseph and Parsons win again at Myakka Pines GC.


Luke Parsons  |  Arenui Faana  |  Asher Joseph

ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Asher Joseph, Luke Parsons, and Arenui Faana earned victories at Myakka Pines Golf Club. Victories at this event mark Asher’s first win of 2019, Luke Parsons second win of the year, and Faana’s first FJT win!

Asher Joseph, of Melbourne, carded a 71 (-1) to break his first round tie for the lead and seize his first FJT win of the year. Joseph and Phillip Dunham, of Jacksonville, tied for first after round one scores of 68 in the Boys’ 11-12 division. Dunham fell from the lead after a second round 75 and third place finish at 143 (-1). Five birdies on day two sealed the two stroke win for Joseph at five-under par 139. Second place finisher, Ibby Carrington, of Port Saint Lucie, lingered close behind with rounds of 69-72—141 (-3).

In the 9-10 division, Luke Parsons went wire-to-wire to win by seven strokes! Parsons, of Salley, SC, earned his second win of the year in red numbers at four-under par 140. In both round one and two, Parsons carded three birdies for scores of 69-71. Miles Russell, of Jacksonville Beach, came back with an even par second round to claim second place at 147. Jaden Peterson, of Port Saint Lucie, was the second player in the 9-10 division to post a red number. Peterson carded a 70 in round one and finished in third place, one stroke from second, at 148.

Consistency was key for Arenui Faana, as she earned her first FJT win with two rounds of 74! Faana, of Lake Mary, erased a one stroke deficit after round one to move ahead of day one leader Haley Davis, of Ocala. Davis took the early lead with a round one 73 but fell to tied for second place after a round two 77. Remi Bacardi bettered her first round score of 78 by six strokes in round two to tie Davis in second place at 150. Fanna’s 148 total crowned her champion by two strokes!
  
Final Leaderboard

Boys 11-12 (5,551 yds.)

1 Asher Joseph       -5 (139)
2 Ibby Carrington    -3 (141)
3 Phillip Dunham    -1 (143)
4 Shawn Coultoff     E (144)
5 Jiacheng Xu        +1 (145)

Boys 9-10 (4,999 yds.)
1 Luke Parsons      -4 (140)
2 Miles Russell      +3 (147)
3 Jaden Peterson  +4 (148)
4 Brooks Colton     +7 (151)
5 Graden Lomax    +8 (152)

Girls 11-12 (4,999 yds.)
1 Arenui Faana       +4 (148)
T2 Haley Davis       +6 (150)
T2 Remi Bacardi    +6 (150)
4 Sophia Dyer       +10 (154)
5 Maggie Potash   +12 (156)

Full Results

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