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Carter Mason leads Northern Michigan University men golfers again

CANTON, Ohio — Just a few days after winning the individual championship at the Kentucky Wesleyan Invitational, Negaunee High School graduate Carter Mason led the Northern Michigan University men’s golf team at the Cav Classic that ended on Tuesday.

Mason, a junior at NMU, finished in a tie for 15th place overall with a three-round total of 220. But after struggling to an opening 80, he reeled off rounds of 71 and 69 to make a big jump in the standings.

In fact, his final two-round total of 140 tied for the lowest total in those rounds with the overall winner, Thomas Hursey of Ferris State, who had 211 on rounds of 71, 70 and 70.

The Wildcats finished sixth out off 11 teams with 908, 40 strokes behind team winner Walsh. Malone was second with 872, followed by Ferris with 874, Saginaw Valley State 877 and Ashland 890. Finishing behind NMU was Northwood, St. Francis (Indiana), Malone, Lake Superior State and Walsh.

For Northern, junior Nick Rowley tied for 31st with rounds of 83, 70 and 78 for 231. In addition, freshman Blake Ramirez was 37th with 76-75-81–232, freshman Caden Dunn was 38th with 77-77-80–234 and junior James Callahan tied for 47th with 74-78-92–244.

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