Benton’s White finishes tied for 9th in David Toms Shreveport Junior

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Benton sophomore Hayden White finished tied for ninth in the David Toms Foundation Shreveport Junior which concluded Thursday at Southern Trace Country Club.

White shot an even-par 72 in the final round after posting scores of 77 in the Wednesday’s second round and 72 in Tuesday’s first round. His 54-hole total of 5-over par was just four strokes behind winner Mason Weld of Helotes, Texas.

Weld and Nicholas Duggan of San Antonio, Texas, both finished regulation play at 1-over. Duggan, who was tied for 18th after the second round, blistered the course for a 67 Friday while Weld shot a 75. Weld, however, won the title on the second playoff hole.

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com