Smith takes 2nd at Jackman
Montrose Area’s Jordan Smith took second place overall at the 47th annual Jackman Memorial Tournament at Scranton Municipal Golf Course on Tuesday.
Smith, shot 36 and a 38 for a 74 stroke total on the par 72 course, falling two strokes behind Mark Paradise of North Pocono.
He finished one stroke ahead of Abington Heights’ Dave Mecca.
Smith said he surprised himself with a second-place showing, which was also good for the low junior in the field.
“I just said 70s was my goal,” Smith said. “I surprised myself when I did it. I played here earlier and shot 74 so I was confident.”
“It’s exciting for me, very exciting. I’m astonished right now, he said.
Also finishing in the top 20 for the Meteors was Cole Wheaton, who took 18th with a 79 score.
Montrose’s Billy Stranburg shot a 40 and a 44 for an 84, while Lance Neely shot a 41 and 43 to card an 84.
The Meteors finished in fourth place overall as a team with a 321, six points behind North Pocono with a 315m, while Scranton Prep took first with a 304.
Forest City also had four golfers at the tournament as Vince DeLucy carded a 92, Dom Sparks shot a 97, Seth Thomas had a 101 and Steven Rebernick had a 113.
The Foresters finished 19th in the team standings with a 403.
For Mountain View, Mark Snyder shot a 95, Tyler Salak had 96, Chad Wescott carded a 105 and Seth Decker shot a 112.
The Eagles took 20th place with a 408, just ahead of last-place Carbondale with a 418.