Golf Team Claims Regional Title

Published: April 20, 2016

golfteamTeam will compete in nationals May 22-27.

The JCC men's golf team is NJCAA Region 10 champions. The team is now headed to Plymouth, Ind. to compete in the NJCAA Division II national championships May 22-27.

The regional championship was held April 15-17 at The Emerald Country Club in New Bern. Sam Baxter of Clayton, Kellen Labonte of Wendell, and Matt King of Clayton finished in the top three in the tournament and made the five-man Region All Golf Team. Sam Baxter was medalist for Region 10.

JCC women's golf player Taylor Gales of Goldsboro also qualified and will compete in the 2016 NJCAA women's national championship May 16-19 at Daytona Beach, Florida.

For more information about athletics at JCC, please contact Derrick Arnold, coordinator of student engagement and athletics at (919) 209-2203.

Cut line: Pictured from left to right are: Trey Baker, Kellen Labonte, Ben Potter, Sam Baxter, Matt King, and head coach Ed Ransopher.

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