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Benton’s Cantrell, Wyatt nab top-10 finishes in Junior Am

Russell Hedges



Benton’s Corbin Cantrell and Jacob Wyatt finished in the top 10 in the Louisiana Golf Association Junior Amateur tournament at the TPC of Louisiana in Avondale.

Cantrell, who led after the first round, finished tied for fifth. He shot a 4-over 75 in Sunday’s third round and finished at 4-over 219. Cantrell shot a 68 in the first round and a 76 in the second.

Wyatt tied for seventh at 221 after shooting a 76 in the final round. He had a 72 in the first round and a 73 in the second.

Price Butcher of New Orleans won with an even-par 213 (71-74-68). He finished two strokes ahead of Micah Goulas of New Iberia and Blake Caldwell of Ponchatoula.

Cantrell and Wyatt helped Benton win its second straight Division II state golf championship last spring.

Benton Middle School’s Hayden White rebounded with a 75 in the final round after rounds of 81 and 80 and finished tied for 29th. Benton’s Connor Nolan finished tied for 32nd with a 78-82-77—237.

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