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Region roundup: Liberty men's golf advances to NCAA championship, and more

Region roundup: Liberty men's golf advances to NCAA championship, and more

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Kieran Vincent’s birdie at No. 18 on Wednesday secured Liberty’s spot in the NCAA men’s golf championship for the third time in program history.

Vincent finished in a tie for fifth at 7 under, and the Flames posted a three-round total of 15-under par to finish in fourth place in the Tallahassee Regional at Seminole Legacy Golf Club in Tallahassee, Florida.

Florida State, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Liberty and TCU posted top-five team finishes to lock in spots into the national championship. The 30-team event will take place May 28 through June 2 at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The Seminoles, playing on their home course, posted a three-round total of 34 under and finished 17 shots ahead of Georgia.

Georgia’s Davis Thompson claimed medalist honors at 8 under. Jacksonville’s Michael Sakane finished second at 7 under to qualify as an individual for the national championship.

LU’s Jonathan Yaun finished in a tie for eighth at 6 under. Ervin Chang and Zach Barbin finished in a tie for 28th at 1 over.


Liberty High holds signing ceremony

In Bedford, six seniors attended a spring signing ceremony Wednesday.

They are as follows: Bryan Carter (wrestling, Emory & Henry); Deven Blackston (football, Emory & Henry); Blake French (baseball, Mary Baldwin); Avery Salyer (baseball, Patrick Henry Community College); Makila Ansel (softball, Concord University); and Lily Kennedy (swimming, Virginia Wesleyan).


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