FOLEY, Ala. - The Kirkwood Eagles are sitting in sixth place after two rounds of the NJCAA Division II national golf tournament at the Glen Lakes Club in Foley, Ala.
The Eagles were tied for fourth place after the first round Monday after shooting 294, but they submitted a 300 team score Tuesday and are 13 shots over par at 594.
Meridian Community College fired the best round of the tournament Tuesday with a four-man score of 285 and holds a nine-shot lead at 579. Kirkwood trails Meridian by 15 shots with 36 holes remaining Wednesday and Thursday.
Max Thrune of Kirkwood is tied for seventh in the individual standings at 1-over-par 145 with rounds of 73 and 72. He trails the leader by six shots.
Jeffrey Miller of South Mountain has a two-shot lead at 5-under 139 with rounds of 72 and 67. There are 21 teams in the tournament.
1. Meridian 295-285=579, 2. (tie) Mississippi Gulf Coast 291-297=588, Parkland 291-297=588, 4. (tie) South Mountain 299-290=589, Tyler 289-300=589, 6. Kirkwood 294-300=594, 7. Abraham Baldwin 297-301=598, 8. Rend Lake 295-306=601, 9. Southeast 297-307=604, 10. DMACC 310-302=612.