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Collett, Joiner shine in state tourney

Photo by Scott Chancey

Photo by Scott Chancey

Albany's Crawford Garnett Collett finished second in the Georgia Junior Golf Tournaments' 10-11 age division at Fort Gaines' Meadow Links Golf Course.

After completing the first round with an 84, he rallied with four birdies during the first 5 holes to card a 77, which the lowest second-round score for his age group.

Three other Albany youths placed in the event. Jacob Joiner shot even par (74-70), placing first in 12-13. His brother, Tyler, was sixth in the same age group (78-85).

Walt Mathews placed fifth in the 14-15 age division with a two-day score of 156.