Golf Closes Out 2016 At Regional Tournament

Mike Barry
Mike Barry

SOUTHWICK, Mass. ---- Mike Barry (Abington) represented the Massasoit Community College men's golf team at The Ranch Country Club last Thursday and Friday in the Region 21 Championship. The sophomore finished 22nd overall for the Warriors as the team's lone representative at regionals.

Barry closed out his career as the first Massasoit golfer to compete in two NJCAA Region 21 Championships. In addition, Barry was one of four sophomore competing at the regional tournament for the second straight season.

In team scoring, CCRI captured the Region 21 Championship with a two-day total score of 644, followed by Dean College (741) and Springfield Tech (765).

Individually, CCRI's Josh Macera earned medalist honors, posting a two-day score of 149 (75+74). Last year's medalist, Austin McCreary of Dean College finished second (74+78=152) overall.

The Knights, along with five additional golfers from Region 21, advance to the NJCAA National Championship, held at Chautauqua Country Club in Chautauqua, N.Y.