Metro Sports Report | AMES - Jordan Even and the Kirkwood Eagles grabbed the lead after the first round of the NJCAA Region XI tournament at the Veenkner Memorial Golf Course in Ames Saturday.
Even fired a 1-over-par 73 to take a one-shot lead heading into the final 18 holes Sunday. Niall Powell of Kirkwood carded a 2-over 74 and is tied for second. Louis Flynn of Kirkwood is tied for fourth at 75.
The Eagles finished the first round with a four-man score of 302, good for a 10-shot lead over Iowa Lakes.
1. Kirkwood 302, 2. Iowa Lakes 312, 3. (tie) DMACC 319, Iowa Central 319, 5. Northeast 332, 6. NIACC 333, 7. Southeastern 346, 8. Southwestern 354.
KIRKWOOD: Jordan Even 73, Niall Powell 74, Louis Flynn 75, JD Goodfellow 80, Charles Hartwig 83.