Hunter sets record for Builders

Published 10:11 pm Tuesday, April 16, 2013

The Apprentice School shot a 314 on Tuesday, dropping four shots from its Monday round, and moved up one spot in the standings as it took third place in the Glenn Heath Shipbuilders Memorial Tournament in Williamsburg.

Junior Ben Hunter of Suffolk shot a school-record tournament score of 141 for second place.

SUNY Delhi won the tournament, coming back from a three-stroke deficit after Monday to card a 305 round and a 616 total. Last year’s champion, Lynchburg College, was second with a 309 on Tuesday for a 617 total.

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Robert Erhardt of Wesley College shot a four-under-par 67 on Tuesday to win the medalist honor over Hunter.

Hunter set a school record as he finished second with a one-over-par 72 on Tuesday for a 141 total. He broke the mark set by teammate Kyle Mutter, who shot 143 at the Tom Kinder Memorial in 2012.

For the year, Hunter broke his own school record for lowest scoring average with a 74.7 after 21 rounds in the 2012-‘13 season. The previous record was his 2011-‘12 scoring average of 75.3 over 20 rounds.

Hunter finished the year holding the lowest single round (67), tournament score (141) and most rounds in the 60s (2) marks to go with his scoring average record 74.7.