Wet weather didn’t hamper Roger’s swing

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 8, 1999

Cathedral High senior Wesley Rogers took low medalist honors, firing a 71 to win the Natchez Invitational Golf Tournament and held the lead for Green Wave to win the tournament championship on a wet Duncan Park course Tuesday.

Cathedral finished with a score of 317, just nipping Brookhaven at 319. Warren Central placed third at 326, while Natchez High came in at 350. Vicksburg totaled 356.

Rogers fired a 35 on the front nine and 36 on the back nine.

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&uot;Wesley is playing well right now,&uot; said Cathedral coach Terry Moffett. &uot;He’s a senior so we expect this kind of thing out of him.&uot;

Christopher Martin finished second to Rogers with a 79. Christopher Zuccaro fired an 83, Stephen Michel shot an 84 and Mark Carter came in at 87.

For Natchez, Mikey Mardis led the way with a 79. Jordan Anderson came in at 83, while Michael Plauche fired a 92. Brandon Miller finished at 96, while Jamie Profice put up a 115.

&uot;It was kind of muddy and slick, but we have some good mudders,&uot; said Cathedral coach Terry&160;Moffett/

Cathedral finished second to St. Aloysius at the Class 1A state golf tournament in Vicksburg last year after winning two straight golf titles.

&uot;We want to finish strong, especially at the end of April,&uot; Moffett said. &uot;We’re starting to come around and get our game.&uot;